NC Level 6 Makeup Artistry

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Unlock the doors to your dream career in Film/TV or Theatre with our Makeup Artistry Course!

Perfect for aspiring creatives, this comprehensive course is your gateway to the dazzling realm of film, television, and theatre. Experience the excitement of hands-on learning as you master the art of makeup artistry, from crafting captivating character looks to jaw-dropping special effects and intricate wig styling.

This isn't just a course—it's your launchpad to a career in media makeup. Discover your boundless creative potential, develop indispensable practical skills, and get ready to step confidently into the spotlight. Your adventure in the vibrant world of media makeup starts here!


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

  • A desired to pursue a career in media makeup
  • Occupationally relevant skills and experience

Applicants must be 16 by the end of October to enrol in this course.


The course may include the following content:

  • Character Make-up for TV and Theatre
  • SFX
  • Wigs and Postiche
  • Total Look for TV and Theatre
  • Social Media Techniques for Makeup Artists
  • Body Painting
  • Fantasy Hair and Make-up
  • Commercial Experience

The above units are examples of what will be delivered within this course but may vary across campuses.

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

Applicants who meet the entry requirements will have access to a make-up kit and appropriate protective clothing.

You may be required to attend 1 twilight session per week

Where can I go from here?

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