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Media and Theatrical Make-up


Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

This covers the application of specialised make-up and artificial hair for theatrical and media purposes.

Students will learn advanced make-up techniques for film and television work, stage, catwalk and other media such as photographic shoots.

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities


Hairdressing and beauty salon managers and proprietors

Annual pay

The workforce is projected to expand by 7% over the period to 2024, adding 2,389 jobs. In the same period, 38% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 12,927 job openings.

Role description

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing salons, beauty treatment and similar establishments.

What's next?

Step 1 Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

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