HNC Fashion Make-up

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Elevate your makeup to new heights with our specialised course in Fashion Editorial and Runway Makeup. Step into the glamorous world of high fashion and learn to create stunning looks that grace the pages of magazines and command the runways. Our experienced lecturers will teach you the techniques and secrets of fashion-forward makeup, from avant-garde editorial concepts to the bold and dramatic runway looks that turn heads. You'll gain hands-on experience working with models, photographers, referencing fashion designers, honing your skills to perfection. Join us on this creative journey and become a sought-after makeup artist in the exciting world of fashion and editorial.


Entry is at the discretion of the centre however examples of formal entry qualifications include:

  • National Certificate in Make-up Artistry at SCQF level 6
  • Occupationally relevant skills and experience
  • SVQ at SCQF levels 5 or 6 in an appropriate subject

The course will cover the following:

  • Essential Make-up Skills
  • Fashion Make-up: Current Fashion and Classic Make-up Skills
  • Fashion Make up: Runway and Editorial Make-up and Hair Skills
  • Work Placement
  • Fashion Make-up: Presentation and Promotional Skills
  • Fashion Make-up: Hairdressing Techniques
  • Fashion Make-up: Make-up and Hairstyling for a Photoshoot
  • Fashion Make-up: Graded Unit

Optional units in the course may include:

  • Eyelash Enhancements 
  • Eyebrow Artistry
  • Black and Asian Fashion Makeup

There will be ongoing assessments which will include practical tasks, written assessments and portfolio development



Where can I go from here?

Graduates of this course will be able to go directly into the following courses: