Career in beauty, fashion and wellbeing requires training and dedication to your chosen passion. NVQ courses in make-up are for individuals wanting to work as freelance make-up artists, working on bridal make overs or in the retail industry specifically in make-up and skin care. These courses provide the right venue for individuals who are creative and want to express their creativity through make-up artistry.
NVQ courses in make-up are in 2 levels, level 2 and 3. These courses are spread in 12 to 16 week periods, carefully programmed for comprehensive lessons on different aspects of make-up artistry both for beginners and those wanting to pursue professional artistry. Level 2 make-up courses provides the basics and the foundation for a career as a beauty therapist or a professional make-up artist (MUA). Level 3 are for current beauty therapist wanting further studies, licensing to the level of make-up artist. Being a make-up artist requires knowledge in techniques in make overs, false eyelash application, make-up for photoshoots and fashion events and other special occasions such as weddings, coming out parties and evening galas.
Level 2 NVQ courses in makeup covers the topics in skin analysis, preparing the skin before make- up application. This comprise of proper cleansing, toning, moisturizing and exfoliation. Face shapes, skin tones and types, selecting the correct make-up color from foundation, concealers, highlighting, shading and contouring are discussed thoroughly within the courses. These are the foundations in make-up artistry as well as retail make-up consultations. The courses also discuss the importance of product awareness, blending of make-up and techniques in applying eye make-up. Resources on these topics, products and equipment’s are provided in the courses.
Level 3 NVQ courses in make-up may not require previous training but experience in the make-up and beauty industry is an advantage. The courses covers the comprehensive study on day and night make-up, bridal, high fashion and trending make-ups for photo shoots, fashion events/catwalks and galas. Advance techniques in camouflage, face and body airbrushing and face art. High fashion make-up changes rapidly in depending on season and trends. The techniques on how to cope with high fashion make-up, the creative aspect of being a professional make-up artist who can adapt to these changes rapidly are discussed in the lessons.
A career in beauty and fashion is both creative and technical. NVQ courses in make-up provides individuals the right tools to make it in the business, whether as a beauty therapist or high fashion make-up artist. These courses offers new career choices and opportunities for those who are creative or into freelancing.