Level 3 Diploma in Make Up

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code WR1
Qualification Type Course Provider Certificate
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-Up (QCF) is a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards (NOS).

This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as an advanced beauty therapist specialising in make-up. Throughout this qualification you will monitor procedures to safely control work operations, contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities, design and create fashion and photographic make-up and provide specialist skin camouflage services.

You will be assessed on your occupational competence.


The content of this qualification is comprised of all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist including health and safety, client care and communication, fashion and photographic make-up and camouflage make-up. These units are all mandatory.

Learners also have the opportunity to undertake optional units to enhance their range of practical skills such as airbush make-up and eyelash extension treatments. 

How will it be delivered?

  • Assessment is through portfolio building and continual assessment of practical skills, written work and assignments.
  • Learner progress is monitored through regular tutorials and reviews.
  • Support is provided by our expert team throughout the course

Entry requirements

It is recommended that learners have achieved a level of education equivalent to four GCSE�s at grades A*-C prior to commencing the programme, however, learners should discuss their own circumstances with the College as entry is based on qualification

Your next steps...

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities as a beauty therapist specialising in make-up exist in a variety of contexts, including:

- Beauty salons
- Day spas
- Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
- Theatre, film, print media, photographic studios
- National Health Service
- Product manufacturing and training
- Destination/hotel spas
- Cruise liners
- Hospitals/care homes