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UNDERSTANDING OUR COURSES

Posted on July 30 2021

UNDERSTANDING OUR COURSES

Are you trying to decide which is the best course for you?  Have you been thinking about going 'full-on' into the industry or gaining a qualification for a side hustle? Are you dipping your toe to see if it's for you - or do you want to stay in the comfort of your own home? 

The good news is we have something for everyone and no matter how long you choose to train with us for - all our courses offer the same high standard of education, passion and creativity!  

The Central School of Make-Up is a UK Government registered learning provider and the courses we offer are recognised educational qualifications.  The IMA Qualifications are recognised globally and across the Beauty and Fashion Industry. 

We offer one online course, Beauty Masters - giving you the freedom to study when and where you like. 

To train at the School, you don't require any previous experience.  Our qualifications are arranged as full-time or part-time course - which gives so many of of students the freedom to arrange studies around work and family life. 

IMA FASHION & PHOTOGRAPHIC MAKE-UP DIPLOMA

Our eight-week Fashion, Photographic and Media make-up plus Hair course is designed for those who are seriously considering a full-time career in the high fashion media make-up industry. This course includes all of the elements offered in our other courses within one course. If you are looking for an intensive all-encompassing make-up course then this is the ultimate course for you. 

The course covers Beauty in the beginners Foundation Level Course, the following weeks move into more advanced levels of make-up.  The advanced curriculum covers High Fashion, Editorial, Photographic and Catwalk/Runway looks, followed by TV, Film, Black & White Photography Makeup, Fantasy, Theatrical, Period styles, Air Brushing, Body Painting, Showgirl, Special Effects such as false beards & moustaches, ageing, cuts, bruises and scarring. You will also have five days in dressing hair with a hair session stylist for up-styles, blow-drying and platting. Read more here.

 

8 week diploma

 

 

IMA FOUNDATION LEVEL + CREATIVE + HAIR DRESSING DIPLOMA

Our five-week course, covers all the elements of the 8 week course except training in Media, Special Effects and Period Make-Up.  You will cover the fashion and photographic training, which will act as a 40% credit towards the remainder of the diploma.  If you decide to return at any time, you will only have 3 week of training to complete.   You will still receive your Foundation Level Qualification and your Hair Dressing Diploma and CPD hours for your Cretaive training. 

The course covers Beauty in the beginners Foundation Level Course, the following weeks move into more advanced levels of make-up.  The advanced curriculum covers High Fashion, Editorial, Photographic and Catwalk/Runway looks, Black & White Photography Makeup, Fantasy,  Air Brushing, Body Painting.  You will also have five days in dressing hair with a hair session stylist for up-styles, blow-drying and platting.  Read more here.

5 week

IMA FOUNDATION LEVEL + CREATIVE 

Our four-week course also available as a 20 week course, covers all the elements of the 8 week course except training in Hair, Media, Special Effects and Period Make-Up.  You will cover the fashion and photographic training, which will act as a 40% credit towards the remainder of the diploma.  If you decide to return at any time, you will only have 4 weeks of training to complete.   You will still receive your Foundation Level Qualification and Creative Training CPD Hours. 

The course covers Beauty in the beginners Foundation Level Course, the following weeks move into more advanced levels of make-up.  The advanced curriculum covers High Fashion, Editorial, Photographic and Catwalk/Runway looks, Black & White Photography Makeup, Fantasy,  Air Brushing, Body Painting. 

Speak to our team about where to find the 20 week part-time on our website. 

IMA FOUNDATION LEVEL 

Our two-week (full-time) or ten-week (part-time) course, covers the foundations of covers Beauty training.  This course is ideal for any beginner or those thinking about a career in make-up.  This is a very intense ten class course and finishes with a practical exam with an IMA examiner. 

The course begins with theory, colour theory, skin theory, product knowledge, day to evening, bridal, various evening // red carpet looks, advanced smokey eye and classic vintage.  You must demonstrate that you can work on every skin tone and on any age. Including a business talk. 

This is our most popular course.  very often students who attend will extend their studies and progress further with Fashion and Hair, making themselves more marketable in the industry. 

As soon a you receive your foundation level qualification, you will be able to gain insurance, apply for job opportunities and apply for Pro-discounts, with brands like MAC, Charlotte Tilbury, Nars etc etc. Read more here.

 

3 DAY - IMA FOUNDATION LEVEL 

This is our most intensive course a much faster shortened version of the full Foundation level course.  After the 3 day's training, you are required to do a lot of home study, before you return for your exam.   This course is ideal for any beginner or those who are already working in the industry but do not have a qualification.  Many brands are no expecting artists to produce their educational training in order to progress within the company or move brands. When you return you will have a practical exam with an IMA examiner. 

The course begins with theory, colour theory, skin theory, product knowledge, day to evening, bridal, you must demonstrate that you can work on every skin tone and on any age. 

As soon a you receive your foundation level qualification, you will be able to gain insurance, apply for job opportunities and apply for Pro-discounts, with brands like MAC, Charlotte Tilbury, Nars etc etc. 

 

 

For more information, email one of our friendly team on info@centralschoolofmakeup.co.uk or call 0121 224 7707 or better still come and visit our school - we are based in Birmingham City Centre, Digbeth in the Custard Factory. 

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