Level 1
Unit No:
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Assessment Guidance

Prepare work area prior to and following basic make-up application, visual inspection of the skin, basic skin preparation, skin types, skin disorders, skin allergies
Concealers, foundations, powders, blushers, lip products: lipstick, lip make-up, eye make-up, make-up removers, applicators, brushes, cotton wool, tissues, make-up palette, head bands, gowns, towels.
Face shapes, skin colour, type and texture, hair and eye colour, skin conditions and reactions,
enhancing, disguising or softening natural features and blemishes, occasion make-up, day make-up, fashion trends, cultural factors
PPE, COSHH, methods of sterilisation, health and safety policy, correct posture
Speaking, listening, body language, what to say, how to say it, range of skin care and make-up related terminology
Following instructions and salon requirements, Team work
Oily, dry, combination, normal skin types
Epidermis, dermis,
sensation, heat regulation, absorption, protection, excretion, secretion

Unit Learning Outcomes


Be able to prepare for makeup

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    state the factors that could influence the choice of basic make-up products and techniques
  • 1.2
    state the importance of the preparation procedures for applying basic make-up
  • 1.3
    prepare for applying basic make-up
  • 1.4
    select products, tools and equipment
  • 1.5
    state how and when to use products, tools and equipment for basic make-up


Be able to carry out make up

In light of COVID-19, learners are able to use plastic models of heads, hands and feet when demonstrating techniques.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    state basic skin types
  • 2.2
    State the basic structure and function of the skin
  • 2.3
    State the bone structure of the face
  • 2.4
    prepare the face
  • 2.5
    apply basic make-up products
  • 2.6
    remove basic make-up
  • 2.7
    follow safe and hygienic working practices
  • 2.8
    communicate and behave in a professional manner