Fashion & Media Make-Up Level 3 Diploma | LBTA

ITEC Level 3 Diploma
in Fashion and
Media Make-up

This course qualifies for the Advanced Learner Loan

The main aim of the Level 3 ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Fashion and Media Make-up is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge in order to provide Hair, Photographic and Media Make-up to the general public and to gain employment in the Hair, Photographic and Media Make-up Industry. 

What the qualification covers:
ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Fashion and Media Make-up Units:
Fashion and Photographic Make-up
Media Make-up
Apply Airbrush Make-up to the Face
Design and Apply Face and Body Art
Apply Make-up
Instruction on Make-up Application
Camouflage Make-up
Design and Apply Mendhi Skin Decoration
Monitor and Maintain Health and Safety Practice in the Salon
Client Care and Communication in Beauty Related Industries

The main skills the Learner will perform are:

Application of fashion and photographic make-up – to include creating and adapting a design plan, using products, tools and techniques to meet the design plan; using black and white and colour and working to a budget

Application of media make-up - to include characters, ageing and casualty effects

Airbrush make-up – to include applying airbrush make-up to the face and developing airbrush make-up design plans using research materials and resources

Face and body art - to include designing and applying face and body art using a variety of techniques, tools and equipment to suit the desired look

Application of all make-up products – to include recognition of face shapes and corrective make-up

Instruction of all make-up products - to include recognition of face shapes and corrective make-up

Application of camouflage make-up – to include camouflage make-up products, ingredients and techniques to suit the desired effects

Design and application of Mendhi skin decoration – to include skin tests, products, tools and techniques to meet design objectives

The Learner will also develop knowledge about related health and safety and client care and communication which is essential to work and be successful in the fashion and media make-up or Beauty Industry.
Assessment and Grading of the Qualification 
This qualification will be internally and externally assessed using the assessment of skills as set out below. Once all of the treatment evidence documentation, assignments and underpinning knowledge have been completed, the Learner will have a final practical assessment carried out by the ITEC External Examiner, who will also verify a minimum of all treatment evidence documentation and assignments.

Course Fee: The qualification fee for the Level 3 is £2,787.50 + VAT (£3,345.00). There are no additional registration or certification fees. All students will be required to purchase a uniform and kit costing £200.00 Total fee: £3,545.00 including VAT.

You can finance this course through the Advanced Learner Loan or our finance instalment payment plan. (The £200 fee for the uniform and kit are not covered in the Advanced Learner Loan).

Flexible Study Options:  You can study for these programmes part-time with attendance at the Academy either on two days during the week or evening attendance or weekend attendance.

Duration: 15 weeks if studied for 2 days a week or 30 weeks if studied over 2 evenings a week.

Entry Requirement: A Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification including Make-up is required and a good command of written and verbal English language.

Opportunities for Employment 
The ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Hair, Photographic and Fashion Make-up includes the full skills and knowledge required to specialise in hair, photographic and media make-up services.

There are opportunities for a Hair, Photographic and Fashion Make-up Artist to find employment in a variety of areas: This Diploma qualifies Graduates to work as a freelance Make-up Artist; Graduates can also gain employment in Television and Media

Hair and make-up studio
Beauty salon
Production companies
Theatre companies
  Hotels or resorts
Advanced Make-Up Artist working from home & mobile
Airbrush Make-Up Artist
Bridal Make-Up Artist (inc., bridal party, engagement & special occasions)
Professional Make-Up Artist in Film, TV, Theatre, Editorial & Fashion
Media Make-Up
High End Catwalk

Professional Body Membership and Insurance
Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance can be obtained via The Complementary Therapists Association ( and other Industry Associations who recognise the ITEC Diploma.
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