CG Adv Tec Dip in Theatrical, Spec Eff & Media L3 FL3

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Beauty (Theatrical, Special Effects & Media Make-up Artistry)
Code A9D156P-2122
Qualification Type No Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Media Make-up Artistry provides you with specialist practical skills and knowledge which will equip you to seek employment or progression within the Theatrical and Media Make-up Industry. Units include � Cutting and styling techniques for performers � Avant-Garde hair and make-up � Creative make-up design for productions and industry demands � Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps � Special effects make-up � Create, dress and fit facial postiche � Body art for competition � Create, cast small prosthetic pieces and bald caps � Wig dressing, fitting and maintenance This course includes the opportunity to take part in an industry placement in a sector relevant to your qualification and study programme. The placement will take place 1 or 2 days per week on the days when you are not in college studying. Industry placements are designed to give you the skills to start work at the end of your studies, progress into an apprenticeship, or to add to your UCAS statement.

How will it be delivered?

To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully achieve the following assessments: � one externally set, externally moderated assignment � one externally set, externally marked exam, sat under examination conditions � one portfolio of creative work � Optional unit assessments as required.

Entry requirements

A Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up is the recommended entry requirement.

Your next steps...

Opportunities include progress into employment or onto a Level 4 qualification in Advanced Techniques or Management, such as: Level 4 Diploma in Management Practice and Advanced Techniques in the Hair and Beauty Sector - Theatrical and Media Make-up. Alternatively an additional opportunity could be progress into Higher Education and go on to study subjects such as Theatrical and Media studies, Fashion and Photographic Degree or an Art Degree at University.