NQ Make-up Artistry

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Unlock the doors to your dream career with our Makeup Artistry Course! Designed for aspiring artists and creatives, this comprehensive program is your passport to the exciting world of media makeup. Get set ready to dive into hands-on learning as you master the essentials of makeup artistry tailored for film, television, and digital media. From perfecting flawless foundation to creating character looks, our course provides a solid foundation for your journey into the glamorous realm of media makeup. Discover your creative potential, gain practical skills, and step confidently into the spotlight. 



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

  • SVQ at SCQF levels 5 in an appropriate subject
  • Occupationally relevant skills and experience

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: