Lucas Rodgers wearing a spider-themed make-up look.

Media Make-up

If you have creative flair and are interested in applying make-up for a range of services, our Media Make-up courses are for you.

Offered at

North Notts College

On our Media Make-up courses you’ll train within our dedicated media make-up classrooms and develop skills in airbrush make-up and cosmetic camouflage, prosthetics and special effects techniques, creative hairdressing and styling, face and body art and more.

As well as taking part in regular masterclasses and industry guest speaker sessions, there will be opportunities to work on-location with models and performers and provide a wide range of creative makeup services in media, theatre, and fashion and photographic settings. Our tutors will support you with entering into the World Skills UK competition, plus other trade shows and make-up industry exhibitions.

Your Pathways

  • Entry Level

    Hair and Beauty

  • Level 1

    Hair and Beauty

  • Level 2

    Hair and Beauty
    Beauty Studies
    Beauty Therapy
    Media Make-up

  • Level 3

    Beauty Therapy
    Media Make-up

  • Level 4/5

    Foundation Degree in Theatrical Hair and Media Make-up


  • Level 6

    BA (Hons) in Theatrical Hair and Media Make-up

Get started on
your journey

Select your course to begin your application

What our students say

“After College, my goal is to become a fully-qualified plumber and to eventually run my own company.”

Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds Level 1 - Diploma in Plumbing Studies

“I really enjoy coming into College, because it’s a friendly and enjoyable place to learn and I learn the skills that I need for a career in Sport.”

Christian Glister
Christian Glister Level 3 - BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development

“I decided to go to North Notts College after going to an Open Event and I haven't looked back since - the staff are so supportive and have really helped me further my skills and build my confidence.”

Darcey Armstrong
Darcey Armstrong Level 3 - Extended Diploma in Theatrical and Media Make-Up