VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Certificate in Make-Up
Aims & Objectives:
The main objective of the VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Certificate in Makeup is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide makeup treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the makeup industry. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over, and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 2. It also provides a sound platform into further training at level 2 and 3.
Main Skills Gained:
The main skills the student will perform will be application of all makeup products, as well as:
- Skin Analysis, and Preparation of the Skin
- Recognition of Face, Nose, Eye, and Lip Shapes
- Corrective Makeup
- Airbrush Makeup
- Day, Evening, Special Occasion, and Wedding Makeup
This Qualification Also Provides:
The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the beauty treatments listed above, as well as understanding the structures that the learner will be working over – in particular, recognition of skin types, skin and nail diseases, and reasons why that may affect whether a client should be treated or not.
Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a makeup setting, such as communication with clients, working with others, and problem solving.
Opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities, and attitudes for successful performance in employment as a makeup artist.
Opportunities for Progression:
Once learners have achieved the VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Certificate in Makeup, they may progress on to other VTCT (ITEC) or equivalent qualifications at level 2 or 3 for example:
- Level 2 Diploma for Beauty Specialists
- Level 2 Diploma in Hair, Photographic, and Media Makeup
- Level 3 Certificate in Fashion and Photographic Makeup
- Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre, and Media Makeup
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