• Level: 2

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in the Application of Cosmetic Make-up (RQF)

(QRN – 603/5116/0)



Qualification Overview

The aim of the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in the Application of Cosmetic Make-up (RQF) is to provide knowledge and skills to learners who are wanting to become a junior make-up artist. Upon completion of the qualification, learners will be able to apply make-up and instruct clients on the application of make-up, offer additional treatments such as eyebrow and eyelash tinting, understand the requirements of health and safety, and be able to professionally communicate with clients.



Qualification Structure

To successfully achieve the Level 2 Certificate in the Application of Cosmetic Make-up (RQF) learners must complete all mandatory units achieving a total of 19 credits and a minimum of 3 credits from the optional units.



Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.



Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • Level 3 Certificate in Fashion and Photography Make-up



Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.



Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.



Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory units
Follow health and safety practice in the salon R/600/8763 2 22 3
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries A/601/4458 2 20 2
Eyelash treatments A/617/8082 2 20 2
Providing Eyebrow Treatments F/617/8083 2 20 2
Instruction on make-up application A/617/0998 2 34 5
Apply make-up A/617/1018 2 41 5
Optional Units
Promote and sell products and services to clients J/601/5337 3 34 3
Display stock to promote sales in a salon J/600/8761 2 24 3

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