Learn the professional techniques to create period hair styles, from the design, creation and application of wigs and hair pieces for men and women.
Learn to create intricate hair styles and complex period looks. Our Advanced Hair Artistry course provides you with the hands-on experience to progress your career in the industry. You’ll learn to master a range of modern and period looks, using wigs and hair pieces.
Our tutors have designed this course to specifically target the precise skills required for this area of the UK film industry. Discover historical hairdressing techniques that are no longer taught in mainstream hairdressing. During this 4 week course you’ll be assessed on advanced skills in hair styling including wig fitting and creating a period looks from 20th century, 18th Century, early and late Victorian era and Avant Guard.
Applicants will need experience in hair to attend this course.There is a further 2 weeks of barbering (equiv. level 2) to further consolidate the barbering skills required in the industry that can be added to extend this course to 6 weeks.
The team at The Iver Makeup Academy have many years’ experience working on some of the best known films and TV productions in recent years. They will introduce you to the latest products and techniques that are relevant to today’s industry, so you can be sure you’re learning from the best.
Entry requirements: 18+ and completion of our Certificate in Makeup and Hair Artistry course or a recognised qualification in hair. A practical test is required to assess your hair skill level.
Course Payment: A full payment is required to secure a place on this makeup course. We have several options to help fund your makeup course including interest free payment plans, bursaries and loans.
Included: Students will be provided with all the materials required to complete the Advanced Hair Artistry course.
Beginning your professional career as a qualified hair artist
At The Iver Makeup Academy all graduates from our 4 main courses benefit from our placement agency which helps students find real industry work experience and placements once they have finished their chosen course. Your placements will be relevant to the skills you have learned. This is a free service that is available to all graduates of the Certificate,foundation,Intermediate and Advanced courses.
Visit our aftercare page for more information on the ways we can help students find vital hands-on industry experience.
Please note that if you are enrolling on our Advanced or Intermediate Makeup and Hair Artistry Certificate courses, then the Comprehensive Airbrushing course is already included as a module.
Formal training is a must if you are serious about a career in Media Makeup, Hair and Special Effects. Once you have decided which course is right for you, take a look at the options below. If you need any more information or advice we are here to help.
- BAFTA Scholarship
- ScreenSkills Bursaries
- IMA Interest-Free Payment Plan
- IMA Bursary
- Financial Help for Adult learners from Northern Ireland
- Other Grants and Benefits
- Princes Trust
- CSN-Student Funding
- Overseas students
- Graduate Advice
Find out more here about funding