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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Production Arts (Theatrical Hair, Make-up & Design)

Sandwell College
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2 hours
Vocational & College Courses
Next available date: Contact for dates - West Bromwich
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Course description

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Production Arts (Theatrical Hair, Make-up & Design):

This course is for those who are interested in Hair, Make-up or Costume. The Extended Diploma in Production Arts covers Theatrical Hair, Make-up and Costume Design for performers. You will have links to our Hairdressing, Beauty, Art and Design and Fashion teams. You will study units such as: Fantasy Hair, Period Hair & Wig Making, Applying Make-up, Special Effects Make-up & Prosthetics, Designing Costumes and Period Costumes for Performance. During the course, you will work with Performing Arts students to create and apply Hair, Make-up and Costume for a variety of performances.

You will study 9-10 modules each year, including some of the following: Production Arts Planning, Production Arts Workshop, Production for Theatre Planning, Historical Context of Performance, Make-up Application for Performers, Special Effects Make-up, Make-up using Prosthetics, Fantasy Hair Designs, Hair Styling & Dressing for Performers, Period Make-up/Hair & Costume, Designing Costume for Performers, and Design Drawing Development. The academic staff are professionals who have worked in the industry and can share their subject specialist knowledge with you. The great thing about this course is that you work with all areas of the Creative Industries and build skills to develop a future in Theatrical Hair, Make-up or Design.

Students attend regular trips to theatres for backstage tours, workshops or live shows. You will attend events such as Clothes Show Live and hair shows. You will also have the opportunity to participate in hair and beauty competitions. Assessment is done in many ways, including: Observation through sessions, workshops, and performances (classwork, team work and independent study); Portfolio building and written assignments (theory skills); Practical activities, workshops, and performances (formal assessments).

After successfully completing the BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in their first year, students will progress to the second year of their course, the BTEC Extended Diploma in Production Arts. Once completed, students can progress on to HE Courses such as HNC/HND or BA Hons Degrees within Hair, Make-up or Design, including Theatre Design and Special Effects Make-up.

Suitability - Who should attend?

You will need four GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above (which can include a BTEC Level 2 or equivalent in a relevant subject).

Outcome / Qualification etc.

National Certificate/Diploma

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Sandwell College

Sandwell College 

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