Fashion and Fashion Editorial Hair and Make-up (PLA)

L4 Level 4
Part Time
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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PartTimeFunding - For a full list of PLA courses go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PLA

About this course

Our BTEC Level 4 Fashion and Fashion Editorial Hair and Make-up course, is a qualification aimed for those who want to increase their skill level in the Theatrical and Media Make-up Field.
Students will explore the Fashion and Fashion Editorial field.  You will research current trends and undertake a fashion editorial project. Through this unit, students will develop Fashion and Fashion editorial hair and/or makeup designing abilities whilst developing the technical skills required to work within a diverse variety of contexts to industry standards. Students will also develop their team working skills.

This programme offers learners a broad introduction to the subject area via a mandatory core of learning, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience.

This FREE course is only available to adults that are eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). Personal Learning Accounts, funded by the Welsh Government, are available to employed adults living in Wales that wish to develop skills to progress or change career. 
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What you will study

During this unit you will explore the historical development of hair and/or makeup styling in the Fashion and Fashion Editorial Industry. You will demonstrate Fashion and Fashion Editorial hair and/or makeup techniques., You will also undertake a role in a Fashion or Fashion Editorial Project working to a set brief. Finally analysing the strengths of the project in meeting the requirements of the brief and areas for future development.

  • Students attend for 6 weeks part-time’
    • Monday evening 4.00pm-8.00pm
    • Wednesday evening 4.00pm-8.00pm

This is one unit of the HNC. Teaching methods include lectures, whole group information-giving sessions, workshops, tutorials, practical work, and blended e-learning and group critiques.

Assessment for the course is designed, where possible, to simulate the variety of tasks that graduates from the programme may encounter in relevant employment. Where necessary other academic assessment devices, such as a formal examination are also used. The practical work will reflect real-world techniques that practitioners would encounter in the performing arts sector.

Candidates who achieve this unit qualification may go on to study a full HNC/D and further academic and professional qualifications or embark on an administrative, managerial or commercial career.

Entry requirements

48 UCAS tariff points gained from either:

  • A-levels
  • A BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma or Diploma in an appropriate subject.
  • An Access to Higher Education Diploma - 60 credits overall to include 45 level 3 credits all passes.
  • Other level 3 qualifications may be acceptable.
  • GCSEs in Maths and English with a minimum of grade C (or 4)
  • International Applicants require IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5
  • Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements but with related work experience, will be considered.

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.
  • Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
  • 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

Start date

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Time of day

Day Time

Part Time

10 hours per week

Location

City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Maps & directions
PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PartTimeFunding - For a full list of PLA courses go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PLA

Course code

HBCC4P04
L4

Qualification

BTEC Fashion and Fashion Editorial Hair

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Career prospects & further study

Candidates who achieve this unit qualification may go on to study a full HNC/D and further academic and professional qualifications or embark on an administrative, managerial or commercial career.

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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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