Make-Up Qualifications

BTEC and ITEC make-up qualifications for specialist artists

Nationally recognised make-up qualifications plus the best training makes Brushstroke the No.1 choice for aspiring artists.

Make-Up Qualifications

BTEC and ITEC make-up qualifications for specialist artists

Nationally recognised make-up qualifications plus the best training makes Brushstroke the No.1 choice for aspiring artists.

BTEC and ITEC Make-Up Qualifications

Brushstroke professional training is of the very highest standard whichever course you choose. If you enrol on one of our BTEC or ITEC diploma courses you can also work towards gaining some important make-up qualifications. As an approved training provider for BTEC and ITEC we offer 4 courses:

  1. 2 Year Make-Up & Hair (BTEC level 3 diploma)
  2. 9 Month Make-Up & Hair (ITEC level 3 diploma)
  3. 1 Year Hairdressing, Barbering & Colouring (ITEC level 2 diploma)
  4. 2 Month Barbering (ITEC level 2 certificate)

Under our guidance, students gain specialist knowledge and learn practical skills. We train them so they have everything they need to succeed as make-up and hair artists in film, TV, stage and fashion.

Brushstroke Entry Requirements

Brushstroke is not government-funded which means we can set our own entry requirements. Top of the list for us are commitment and a passion for enhancing or changing the human face (and body) through make-up and hair. If you have a desire to reach the highest standards we can help you become a professional artist ready to make your mark in film, TV, stage or fashion.

BTEC Nationals

BTEC Nationals are the equivalent to A Levels and are the most widely-recognised qualifications should you wish to try for higher education. Indeed, BTECs are regarded as one of the most valuable of the vocational qualifications. Brushstroke BTEC make-up qualification courses come under the category of ‘Production Arts (Make-Up)’.

Assessment

Students complete a range of assignments, research and practical activities, as well as a portfolio of work carried out during the course. Assessment takes place at our make-up training facilities by Brushstroke qualified assessors as well as approved BTEC verifiers.

 

ITEC

ITEC is a qualification recognised in over 38 countries. It gives students the kind of knowledge and practical skills they need to become make-up and hair artists in film, TV stage and fashion. ITEC qualifications are well known and recognised around the world for high standards of training and employability. Our ITEC make-up qualification courses come under the category of ‘Fashion, Theatre & Media Make-up, and Hairdressing & Barbering’.

Assessment of Brushstroke ITEC Qualifications

Students are assessed in a number of ways: online examinations, assignments, case studies and practical activities, as well as a portfolio of completed work. They are all assessed by a combination of our tutors and external assessors.

There are 4 Brushstroke BTEC and ITEC courses to choose from:

2 Year
Make-up & Hair

BTEC, Level 3 Diploma

Our most thorough training to prepare you for a career as an artist in TV, film, stage and fashion.

9 Month
Make-Up & Hair

ITEC Level 3 Diploma

The ideal course for those wanting to change career or work round family commitments.

1 Year
Hairdressing & Barbering 

ITEC Level 2 Diploma

An intensive course taught by Toni & Guy trained tutors to complete your training as a versatile artist.

2 Month
Barbering

ITEC Certificate Level 2

A valuable set of skills for the film, TV, stage and fashion industries.

Useful Contacts

UCAS

An independent charity, UCAS supports young people making choices after their GCSEs, as well as those applying for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

BTEC

To get a general overview of these vocational qualifications visit the BTEC Nationals website. Then you can find out about the kind of BTEC qualification offered by Brushstroke.

ITEC

The ITEC website will help you understand more about the qualification offered by Brushstroke.

UK Government

Details about UK qualification levels can be found on the government website.

https://www.gov.uk/what-different-qualification-levels-mean/overview

Our Tutors

Proper professional training from our tutors will set you on the road to becoming a skilled make-up artist.

Leaving School?

Leaving school at 16 means you can train as a make-up artist with Brushstroke.

Changing Career?

Changing career to become a make-up artist is within your reach - with Brushstroke training behind you.

Make-Up Artist Roles

Make-up artist roles differ depending on the industry - which one fits you?

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Shepperton Studios

Our head office and main training facilities at Shepperton Studios create exactly the right kind of environment

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