Level 2 Certificate Theatrical Hair, Make Up Artistry and Special Effects

Start (w/c): 06/09/2021 Full Time - To be arranged (09:00 to 16:00) Nantgarw

Course Information

This 1-year course aims to develop a broad range of skills and techniques which will enable you to progress further onto the level 3 qualification in media hair, make-up and special effects.

What Will I Learn?

During this course you will develop a range of skills including:

• Make-up Application • Hair Artistry • Principles of researching, planning and showcasing designs. • Creative make-up artistry

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE’s at grades A*-D (must include English/Welsh & Mathematics) OR an appropriate Level 1 qualification at Merit grade or above with ESW literacy and numeracy at Level 1 or above. Interview upon application.


Students are required to be assessed under exam conditions as well as continuous assessment for course work.


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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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Career Progression

  • The course offers progression opportunities onto the level 3 Diploma in Production Arts Media Makeup. We also offer opportunities to progress into Higher Education at Coleg y Cymoedd via the level 4/5 HND in Creative Production Arts (Make-Up Pathway) and the level 6 BA (Hons) TV and Film: Hair, Make-up and Special Effects (Top up Year). Employment opportunities exist via the ever-expanding Creative sector (TV and Film) within South Wales.


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