Cosmetic MakeUp

This course is delivered at several locations. Please select your preferred location

About this course

Our Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic MakeUp course is a basic beauty qualification, and is perfect for those individuals keen to pursue a career in the beauty industry.  Students will study a number of aspects on cosmetic make up including:

  • Brow shaping
  • Lash perming
  • Lash and brow tinting
  • False lashes and make-up

Studying in the College's outstanding facilities, including our beauty treatment rooms with paying clients, students will develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to continue onto the progression routes within the College, as well as achieve a successful career in the sector. Pupils must be prepared to give and receive all treatments during the practical sessions of the course.

What you will study

On this course you will study:

  • Theory
  • Health and Safety
  • Practical sessions based on the above aspects

Course fee per year

Exam Fee: £56.00

Course Fee: £229.00

Entry requirements


Course times

18:00 - 21:00 Tuesday

Teaching and assessment

  • Assignments and exams and practical assessments

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information
This course is presented in several different locations, please choose the one convenient for you above.


What our students say

Ever since I can remember I have always enjoyed doing hair and beauty. Through the contacts that one of our tutors had, I obtained a job working in a spa. The practical skills I have gained from studying at CAVC have been amazing.

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Kelsey Bounds
Studied Beauty and Spa Therapy Level 3

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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

City Centre Campus,

Dumballs Road,


CF10 5FE

Barry Campus
Barry Campus

Cardiff and Vale College,

Barry Campus,

Vale of Glamorgan,

CF62 8YJ