Iver Academy Makeup Academy Opens Up Brand New Six-week Course

Friday, October 8, 2021

– Fashion and Beauty Makeup & Hair Artistry Course opens to prospective students –

The Iver Makeup Academy, which is based at the world-famous Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, is thrilled to announce the addition of a brand-new course to its offering. The new course is open for registrations, with the next available opportunities for students to join coming in January 2022 and April 2022.

The new addition to the curriculum is called Fashion and Beauty Makeup and Hair Artistry is a six-week module which develops key skills in makeup and hairstyling with a comprehensive course in fashion and beauty makeup. This course is brought to students by The Iver Academy’s industry experts who have years of experience working in editorial and catwalk, including international Fashion Weeks, so they will be introducing students to all the latest products and techniques used in today’s industry.

The fashion and beauty industry is constantly developing, and our tutors are extremely passionate about their industry. Students will learn from their endless knowledge and years of experience. The course includes practical insights on how to work with every skin tone and hair texture, all aspects of makeup for media presenters, including understanding studio lighting and working with an HD camera. You will learn to create flawless complexions, editorial and catwalk looks, the perfect ‘Smokey Eye’, the perfect lip, male grooming, and a variety of session hairstyling techniques. The course culminates in a two-day photo shoot with models and a professional photographer creating high-res portfolio images.

The Iver Makeup Academy prides itself on the graduates we produce and the work that they go on to, which has included countless fashion and media projects including magazine shoots, fashion shows and live television productions. The Academy is also the only one of its type to be accredited by ScreenSkills – the industry-led body for screen industries – and whose students have received multiple BAFTA Scholarships for Advanced Certificate Courses, which offers bursaries of up to £10,000.

Principal of the Academy, Liz Tagg-Wooster, commented on the addition of the new course to Iver’s offering by saying: “We have carefully developed this new course to teach the skills required to work on live shows, photoshoots, and light entertainment TV shows. As the leading independent training academy, we’re always looking to develop our courses to fit the needs of the growing media industry. This course provides intensive training for beginners to kickstart their career in the media makeup industry. We look forward to welcoming new graduates to the Iver team in January!”

No formal qualifications are required but prospective students must be over 18 and they will need to pass an interview. The course costs £5,150 inc. VAT and a 20% deposit is required to secure a place, with a balance due six weeks prior to the course start date. We have several options to help fund your makeup course including interest-free payments, bursaries and loans.

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Tamsin Barbosa

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A well-respected makeup and hair artist specialising in film, Tamsin has over 30 years experience working on some of the biggest British and Hollywood releases in recent years.

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