This course is designed to develop a deeper knowledge of haircutting techniques applied in the film and TV industry.
This course is designed for individuals who wish to develop a deeper knowledge of men’s haircutting and barbering techniques as applied in the Film and TV industry with an internal qualification equivalent to the National Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) of Men’s Hairdressing and Barbering level 2.
It aims to strengthen and advance haircutting with a step by step breakdown of techniques and intense practical work. There is an average cutting practise of 3 to 4 hours a day on dummies for 3 days followed by an extra 2 days of haircutting on live models. All closely supported by the tutors.
Inspired by hairstyles from feature films and television, this course will help to develop abilities in design and execute haircutting. The course covers short back and sides, graduation techniques used in hair styles from the Romans and middle ages to contemporary styles and hair trimming for continuity purposes. Your tutor will be an industry expert who will demonstrate and reiterate direct industry experience. They will assess your individual strengths and weaknesses to plan and facilitate
Entry requirements: Previous experience in haircutting at any level is necessary.
Course Payment: A full payment is required to secure a place on any makeup course. We have several options to help fund your makeup course including interest free payment plans, bursaries and loans.
Included: Students will be expected to bring their own hairdressing scissors. All other materials will be provided to complete the course.
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
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