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 6 week course you’ll be assessed on advanced skills in hair styling including wig fitting and creating a period look using hair pieces.
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.
The team at The Iver Make-up 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 Make-up 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 make-up course. We have several options to help fund your make-up course including interest free payment plans, bursaries and loans.
Please note that if you are enrolling on our Advanced or Intermediate Make-up and Hair Artistry Certificate courses, then the Comprehensive Airbrushing course is already included as a module.
This module will take place over 6 weeks.
Please note we may occasionally replace advertised tutors or vary the content of the course to suit the demands of the industry.
Our fantastic course tutors have a huge passion for their job, and they have amassed years of experience working with the latest products and techniques used in today’s industry. Our tutors regularly work in the TV, film and fashion industry, and you will be learning from them in the friendly, informal atmosphere of our practical, hands-on training workshops. Our studios are based right in the heart of the UK’s film industry, at Pinewood Studios, so there really is no better place to immerse yourself in the craft.
All our class demonstrations are projected onto an HD screen, allowing every student to have a close-up view of the action. Students are encouraged to practice all the new techniques they learn with our tutors, who will then view & assess their finished work on an HD screen under studio lighting conditions. Our tutors will then provide constructive feedback on each completed task to help students learn and improve their skills.
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 Make-up 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.
Learn the professional techniques to create period hair styles, from the design, creation and application of wigs and hair pieces for men and women to bald caps and plastic partings.
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