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Karen Connole, Media Make-Up, Senior Curriculum Team Leader

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Hair & Media Make-Up

Learn the latest special effects and techniques in hair and media make-up, developing skills in hairdressing, eye treatments, face and body art design, skin tanning techniques, make-up application, photographic make-up, anatomy and physiology, period make-up, cosmetic camouflage, prosthetics and special effects, airbrush make-up and more. Develop your understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, customer service skills and the underpinning cosmetic science.

Build your knowledge and skills to provide a wide range of creative make-up services in media, theatre, and fashion and photographic settings, and learn to style and fit hair pieces and apply false eyelashes. Our teaching team has a breadth of experience in the make-up industry, including tutors who are practising make-up artists, and they bring specialist knowledge of the sector to the classroom. Your course will include an industry placement, and fantastic opportunities to take part in industry competitions such as World Skills UK and support other departments in college, such as performing arts with theatrical and media make-up. Students also support tutors with work behind the scenes at events such as the prestigious Manchester Fashion Week and the NHS with the production of visual mock injuries for training.

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