Make-Up City & Guilds Level 2 Award
This Level 2 Award in Make-up is a vocational qualification which focuses on the development of the underlying principles and practical skills required in the industry. This qualification is about providing skin care and make up treatments. This qualification has been designed using the National Occupational Standards in Beauty Therapy.
It is designed to deliver occupational capability and provide a sound platform from which to enter into employment or progress onto further learning or training.
“I wanted to get a job working with make-up so I enquired
about this course after my sister suggested it. I really enjoyed
the course especially the make-up application and would
recommend it to anyone who wants to work in the industry.
Thanks to this course I am now working as a beauty advisor in
London and loving it.”
Sameena Khan - Make-Up City & Guilds Level 2 Award
You are either required to complete the City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Health and Safety for the Hair and Beauty or already hold a recognised qualification in Health & Safety (proof will be required).
To begin this course you will need to complete a basic skills test and will need to show:
- A good standard of literacy
- High level of presentation standards
- Practical dexterity.
You will learn how to:
- Maintain effective health, safety and hygiene procedures throughout your work
- Cleanse the skin prior to make-up application
- Apply make-up to support the objective of the treatment and supply aftercare advice.
Assessment for this course is through assignment work/ on line exam and practical assessments on clients, once skills have been achieved working on peers.
Further study and career options
On completion you can build up your professional qualifications by adding other part-time courses. This qualification is looked upon favourably by cosmetic houses found in department stores, and may enable you to progress in that area.
You will need to purchase a uniform, kit and text book to begin this course. A professional dress code will need to be followed at all times. You will learn all practical aspects within your peer group and you will be assessed on clients.