VTCT Certificate in Fashion & Photographic Makeup – QN601/7626/X – MQA/EQF Level 4

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Program TitleVTCT Certificate in Fashion & Photographic Makeup – QN 601/7626/X   –   BT3C8

This course is accredited with the National Commission for Further and Higher Education of Malta (NCFHE) as MQA Level 4  and European Qualification EQF Level 4 and is suitable for beginners with no experience in the field or for those who would like to advance in their career.

Course CodePSV 201
OverviewThis qualification is suitable for anyone with an interest in special fashion and photographic make-up as a career. Also for those with good colour sense. The main objective of this qualification is to detail the application of Bridal, Avant-Garde, Fantasy, Era/Period, Colour and Black & White Photographic and Special Occasion Makeup for various occasions, Current Fashion Trends and associated Makeup. It has been specifically designed to develop practical skills in how to provide fashion and photographic make-up for Fashion Shows, Photo Shoots, Television and Artistic Makeup Assignments.
Entry RequirementsCandidate must be at least 18 years of age, literate in written and spoken English.

Is required to purchase uniform, own a photographic camera and build up own makeup kit & tools.

Course Contents
  • Skin Analysis 
  • Skin preparation: Cleansing, Toning, Moisturising, Exfoliating 
  • Monitoring and maintain health and safety practice in a working environment 
  • Working with different face shapes and skin tonalities
  • Product awareness   
  • Good hygiene techniques 
  • Colour enhancing and correcting 
  • The colour wheel 
  • Highlighting, Shading & Concealing 
  • Application of correct foundation colour 
  • Blending of make-up 
  • Application of different makeup styles and techniques 
  • Makeup Fusions & Style Creations 
  • Corrective/Camouflage Makeup 
  • Client consultation techniques 
  • Eyebrow shaping 
  • Eyebrow & Eyelash tinting 
  • False eye lashes (individual and strip) 
  • Lash Extensions 
  • Lash Perming 
  • Bridal & Special Occasion Makeup 
  • Period/Era Makeup 
  • High Fashion & Catwalk Makeup 
  • TV Makeup 
  • Portrait/Commercial Photographic Makeup 
  • Ethnic Makeup 
  • Black & White / Sepia Photographic Makeup 
  • High Definition Makeup 
  • Avante-Garde Makeup 
  • Fantasy Makeup 
  • Full course notes are provided.
Units Covered
  • Fashion and Photographic Make-up. 
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon and “on location”. 
  • Client care and communication in the fashion & beauty-related industries.
  • Promote and sell products and services.
Course Length6 months  – Once weekly Assignments and Assessments.

Ongoing Practical & Theory Evaluations by VTCT Examiners (end June/beginning July).

Course CostPlease contact us for cost details and for the Peach & Sorrel Cash Special offers that are currently being offered on this International Qualification.
Starting DatePlease check with us for next available dates.
Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for those seeking a professional career as a Wedding, Fashion, Television and Photographic Make-up Artists.

You do not need any previous qualification to start this VTCT and NCFHE accredited qualification at our Beauty Academy.

Learning MethodsStudents will learn through a combination of theory and practical work. 

All assessments will be carried out on models brought in by learner.

Assessment Methods

Academy working practice, Portfolio of evidence, Theory and Practical sessions. Assignments, Case studies. 

Ongoing Practical & Theory Assessments by VTCT IQAs and EQAs till June/July.

Qualifications GainedVTCT Certificate in Fashion & Photographic Makeup

MQA/EQF Level 4