Makeup Courses in Hertfordshire

(at Elstree Studios)

Are you based in Hertfordshire and looking for makeup school that offers makeup courses close to home? Our courses offered at Elstree Studios are ideal for anyone traveling within the Hertfordshire area.

Showing prospective students around (including school holidays) for enrolment in 2023 & 2024. The 2-year BTEC Make-up & Hair Course starts 25 September 2023 at Elstree Studios & 02 October 2023 at Longcross Studios.

NOTE: Applications close on 30 June for diploma courses starting in 2023. Spaces are limited. For availability or to book a visit call +44 (0) 1344 635 522

Looking for a Makeup Course in the Hertfordshire area?

If you’re living in Hertfordshire and you’re looking for a makeup course with a close commute, our Elstree Studios makeup academy is ideal. Located in Borehamwood, right inside Elstree Studios, we’re just 10 minutes walking distance from Borehamwood train station.

Some of the places in close proximity to our Elstree studios makeup academy include St Albans (train 9 minutes/car 20 – 26 minutes via the B5378), Hatfield (car 14-18 minutes/train 15 minutes + the 107 bus from New Barnet), Radlett (train 4 minutes + plus a short 10-minute walk, car 9 minutes). There are other towns a little further away but still very accessible – for example Welwyn Gardens City (16 minutes on the train to New Barnet, and then 27 minutes on the 107 Bus where it’s just a quick walk from where the bus drops you off.


 “Elstree Studios is pleased to welcome Brushstroke Makeup and Hair Academy to the Elstree Studios production village. It provides a great opportunity for aspiring Makeup Artists or Hair Stylists to be trained at the famous Studios“.

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Choose From a Wide Range of Makeup Courses

Our Borehamwood facilities at Elstree Film & TV studios are currently taking on students for 2022.  Doing a course right within Elstree Studios is a great way to immerse yourself in a world-famous film studio environment, and to set a good path for your career. As the number 1 film studio in the UK, it’s a great place to learn new skills within our facilities. Here’s links to the courses that we offer at Elstree Studios:

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Getting to Elstree Studios From Hertfordshire 

Based in Hertfordshire in the lively town of Borehamwood, Elstree Studios has been the home to some of the most successful enduring films and television since 1926. Travelling to Elstree studios is quick and easily accessible from all parts of Hertfordshire. Some of the areas in close traveling distance include: Hitchen, Stevenage, Watford, Royston, Hamel Hempstead, Tring, Baldock, Cheshunt, Buntingford, Bishop’s Stratford, Hoddesdon, Berkhamsted, Potters Bar, Broxbourne, Harpenden, Ware, Sawbridge, Waltham Cross, Redbourn, Much Hadham,  Chorleywood, Aldbury, Ashwell, Ardeley, Radlett, Rickmansworth, Bushley, Knebworth, Hertford, Barkway, Kins Langley, Bayford, Bovingdon, Markyate, Astrope, Walton at Stone, Kimpton.

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Parking and Accommodation at Elstree Film & TV Studios


Students have the option to purchase short term or long term parking permits at Tesco which is next door to Elstree studios this is only a 2 minute walk away. Also, there is free daily parking for up to 3 hours.

Hotels and Accommodation:

You can book hotels and accommodation on the following websites:

Brushstroke Makeup Academy 2022-23 Prospectus

Makeup and Hair Diploma Courses

HND Level 5 Diploma: Performing Arts- Makeup

7 Month Makeup & Hair Course (ITEC Level 3 Diploma)

1 Year Hairdressing, Barbering & Colouring VTCT Level 2 Diploma

2 Year Makeup & Hair Course (BTEC/ITEC Level 3 Diploma)