Level 2 Diploma in Face Painting

Level 2 Diploma in Face Painting
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Put a colourful smile on everyone’s face and provide a top quality face painting service for people to hire for a variety of events in your area and beyond. Whether it’s a kid’s birthday party, school fete or a family wedding, keeping the children entertained and turning them into butterflies, superheroes and every animal imaginable is a sure-fire way of making them smile (and keeping them occupied!) If you have a flair for creativity and are keen to hone your face painting skills, this is the course for you!

Build Your Own Business

Do you fancy running a fun and exciting business of your own, around your other work and home commitments? Going solo and building your own business can be an exciting step, so take the plunge and get the ball rolling with this comprehensive Face Painting course. Upon completion, you will have an in-depth understanding of how to run your own business, what equipment you require and how to manage your bookings. You will also work through 26 further modules which will take you through every aspect of face painting, including the various techniques and designs that you will need to know to be able to cater to everyone’s face painting demands.

Learn at your Own Pace

The entire course is only 15 hours long, so you can complete it and gain certification in no time at all. However, the online delivery of the course means that you can easily fit your study time into your existing schedule. Take your time and achieve the best result possible, so that your future in face painting is a secure one.

Key Learning Points

The course would be perfect for anyone who has a desire to develop their skills and add face painting to their list of abilities.

  • Delve into the history of face painting and the qualities that you should possess in order to make your business a success.
  • Learn how to make a business plan, how to network, sell and advertise your services, and how to keep up with the latest trends so that you can continue to be competitive in a saturated market.
  • Get to grips with some of the equipment you will need to stock, and why it is important to invest in good quality materials such as brushes, sponges and paints.
  • Understand the Code of Conduct, as well as the various child protection standards.
  • Learn how to carry out a risk assessment, and who needs to be protected with regards to health and safety. Understand the importance of skin care, and when it is necessary to decline a customer because of their skin type.
  • Appreciate some of the basic elements behind face painting, including using the colour wheel and the types of designs you can execute.
  • Recognise the importance of organisation, time keeping and booking schedules and understand the importance of establishing job requirements.
  • Learn more about pricing strategies, how to track your income and expenses and how to determine what to charge for different events. Get to grips with tax, accounting and any recommended insurance policies.
  • Learn how to deal with complaints and issues effectively and professionally.
  • Work through design tutorials, including various animals, superheroes, popular characters, clown, princess, flowers and sunsets. Use the accompanying video tutorial to hone your talent and perfect your designs – practice on your family members!

Advantages of this course

  • Online course delivery allows you to study the material whenever it suits you. Resources are available 24/7, 365 days a year.
  • Course is valid and accessible for a full 12 months, so there’s no need to rush through the course syllabus. Take your time!
  • Bitesize modules mean you won’t be overwhelmed with information at any point.
  • Multiple choice test at the end of the course and completion certificate available. Students need a 70% mark to pass the course.
  • Detailed video tutorials to coincide with technique information, so that you can see exactly how every design can be achieved.
  • Online support available, should you run into difficulty at any point. Technical help is also on hand if you struggle to use the courseware at any point.
  • Build your own successful business and become self-employed. Be your own boss!

Everyone hosts events, and entertainment options at events are essential to keep children (and grownups) entertained. Sign up for this course today and advertise your face painting services, and you’ll be well on your way to making your first booking!

EC112420
Your Introduction to Becoming a Face Painter
  • About the history of face painting and its importance
  • Why face painting is a great career, and if it’s right for you
  • About the qualities you will need to have to become a professional face painter
  • How to set up a face painting business and how to make a business plan
The Types of Work/Jobs Face Painters Do
  • Why children’s parties are the most common types of work for a balloon modeller
  • About adult entertainment at both formal and informal occasions
  • How to make sure that you are up-to-date with the latest crazes and trends to keep yourself competitive
  • About the different ways you sell your services
The Equipment and Materials You Will Need for Face Painting
  • The importance of quality materials
  • Which paints, brushes, and sponges to buy, and other helpful materials for painting
  • Which containers and surfaces you’ll need to bring with you
  • How to decide what to buy before you start, and what to leave for later
Code of Conduct / Child Protection
  • Why it is important to arrive early to all of your booked events
  • How to make sure that you appear professional at all times
  • What is in the code of conduct laid out by Equity
  • How to adhere to child protection standards
Health & Safety and Risk Assessments
  • What goes into a good risk assessment
  • How to carry out a risk assessment
  • How to rate a hazard in terms of severity and probability
  • Who you need to protect in terms of health and safety
The Basics of Face Painting
  • The types of design you can execute, and how to decide which one to use
  • Using the colour wheel to choose your design colours
  • The correct way to use sponges, brushes, glitter, and split cakes, and the different effects you can employ
  • The importance of not applying too much paint and allowing the layers to dry
Carrying Out Your Duties
  • How to arrange yourself and the person whose face you are painting
  • How to prepare for booking, including timekeeping, booking contracts, payment, and route planning
  • How to set your equipment up
  • How to receive your customers and what to say
Skin Care
  • The importance of safe practice, including correct materials and forbidden substances
  • What to do if the customer is unsure how they’ll react to the paints
  • How to manage your equipment and materials, as well as yourself and your contact with customers, to prevent the spread of disease and infection
  • When to refuse to paint someone’s face on skin care or hygiene grounds
Starting / Running Your Own Business
  • How to conduct market research
  • What goes into a business plan
  • The importance of networking
  • How to add value to the service you provide
Taking / Managing Bookings – Establishing Job Requirements – and Time Planning
  • What information you need to gather from your client when taking a booking
  • The tools available to help you manage and keep on track of your bookings
  • Why it is important to establish the requirements of each job with the client before you agree to the booking
  • Why you should consider making clients sign a booking contract
Pricing and Costs
  • How to set different pricing strategies
  • The sort of costs which you will experience as a face painter
  • How to keep on track of your income and expenditure
  • How to go about determining the prices that you charge for your events
Insurance, Accounting and Tax
  • About the types of insurance policies which you will need to take out when you set up a balloon modelling business
  • How to keep on top of your accounts
  • Whether you need to pay national insurance
  • How to fill out a tax return for your business
Marketing Your Business & Social Media
  • How to make the most of social media and online marketing tools
  • Why networking is still important
  • Other ways to market your business which do not involve the internet
  • What to include on your advertising material
The Do’s and Don’ts and What to Do When Things Don’t Go to Plan
  • How to deal correctly with complaints
  • How to approach every problem with the appropriate context
  • What to do if you run out of money and have to start again
  • What you should do if you haven’t taken many bookings in a while
How to do a Dog Face Paint Design
  • How to make a do a dog face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Cat Face Paint Design
  • How to do a cat face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Butterfly Face Paint Design
  • How to do a butterfly face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Dolphin Face Paint Design
  • How to do a dolphin face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Elephant Face Paint Design
  • How to make a do an elephant face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Monkey Face Paint Design
  • How to make do a monkey face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Frog Face Paint Design
  • How to do a frog face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Rabbit Face Paint Design
  • How to do a rabbit face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Swan Face Paint Design
  • How to do a swan face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Tiger Face Paint Design
  • How to do a tiger face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Kissing Fish Face Paint Design
  • How to do a kissing fish face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Unicorn Face Paint Design
  • How to do a unicorn face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Reindeer Face Paint Design
  • How to do a reindeer face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Dinosaur Face Paint Design
  • How to do a dinosaur face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Pumpkin Face Paint Design
  • How to do a Pumpkin face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Spiderman Face Paint Design
  • How to do a spiderman face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Batman Face Paint Design
  • How to do a batman face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Minnie Mouse Face Paint Design
  • How to do a minnie mouse face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Frozen Face Paint Design
  • How to do a frozen face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Black Swirl Face Paint Design
  • How to do a black swirl face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Clown Face Paint Design
  • How to do a clown face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Masquerade Mask Face Paint Design
  • How to do a masquerade mask face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Princess Face Paint Design
  • How to do a princess face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Sunset Face Paint Design
  • How to do a sunset face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Flower Face Paint Design
  • How to do a floral face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
How to do a Hibiscus Flower Face Paint Design
  • How to do a hibiscus flower face paint design
  • Includes detailed video tutorial
Course Code
EC112420
Type
Online Course
Course Access
1 Year
Exams Included
No
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