Which Course Is Best for Makeup Artist?

Want to become a makeup artist? There are plenty of options awaiting you. Whether you have nailed every online beauty tutorial out there or are still struggling with using an eyeliner, a makeup course is a great way to boost your beauty skills and expertise. But, you may get stuck when choosing the right course to kickstart your career as a makeup artist. In the UK, there are plenty of great courses to choose from to help you master the basics to become a highly-skilled makeup artist.

There are two popular courses in the UK that are considered the best for budding makeup artists.

#1 VTCT NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Makeup

This is the entry-level course for beginners who boast zero experience in the makeup industry. Upon completion of the course, you will get a valuable certificate accredited by VTCT. This course requires students to work in commercial beauty salons where regular assessments are carried out on real paying clients. It also contains some hairdressing units that make the course an-all encompassing certification program.

#2 VTCT NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Makeup

Once you finish Level 2 Diploma, the next option you have is Level 3. Level 3 allows you to work as an independent professional after completion of the course. The course includes units that not just cover makeup, but different entities of makeup, including hair and nail art, beauty therapy, massage, and more.

The course you choose will depend on the institution you are enrolling into. There are plenty of beauty schools, salon academies, universities offering makeup courses in the UK. Always go with an accredited one.

CPBA offers free employment advice and guidance to their beauty therapy learners. We also offer free make up courses and funded level 3 make up courses with work placements.

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