VTCT Make-Up Artistry

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VTCT Make-Up Artistry

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The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Make-up Artistry (QCF) is to prepare you to enter the specific sector of beauty therapy as a make-up artist. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of a make-up artist. The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Make-up Artistry (QCF) is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a make-up artist.

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a make-up artist including mandatory units covering the following: applying make-up, instruction on make-up, fashion and photographic make-up, media make-up, camouflage make-up and promoting products and services.

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and cosmetic products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin and apply a variety of make-up products using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills, which will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a make-up artist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a make-up artist. Career opportunities as a make-up artist exist in a variety of contexts, including:
-Working in commercial beauty salons
-Working in a retail concession in a department store
-Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

This is one of two VTCT qualifications in beauty therapy make-up at Level 3. Whilst both qualifications qualify you to become a make-up artist, this qualification allows you to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients. In contrast, the VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-up (QCF) has a purpose of confirming competence in a specific job role, rather than preparing you to enter the sector. The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-up (QCF) also requires you to work in a commercial salon whereby assessments must be carried out on real paying clients in line with commercial service times.

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 9 units and earn a minimum of 47 credits.

Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 9 units and earn a minimum of 47 credits.
Unit Ref. Unit Title Level Credits GLH
J/601/4222 Apply make-up 2 5 41
L/601/4223 Instruction on make-up application 2 5 34
T/600/8769 Promote products and services to clients in a salon 2 3 28
D/601/4355 Camouflage make-up 3 7 60
T/601/3566 Media make-up 3 7 60
J/601/5466 Design and apply face and body art 3 6 51
M/601/5509 Fashion and photographic make-up 3 7 66
T/601/4457 Client care and communication in beauty-related industries 3 3 28
R/600/8780 Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon 3 4 29
Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 units and earn a minimum of 3 credits.
Unit Ref. Unit Title Level Credits GLH
H/601/5491 Design and apply Mendhi skin decoration 2 4 34
J/600/8761 Display stock to promote sales in a salon 2 3 24
R/601/3932 Apply airbrush make-up to the face 3 4 27
R/601/5339 Style and fit postiche 3 7 60
 
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