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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply make-up to reflect historical periods 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377504  Apply make-up to reflect historical periods 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Beauty and Skin Care 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Personal Care 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
115070  Demonstrate and apply the knowledge of basic application of special make-up techniques  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard will enable learners to explain the historical development of make-up and reproduce the make-up designs of historical periods.

A person credited with this unit standard is able to:
  • Describe the historical development of make-up.
  • Explain make-up practices of different historical periods.
  • Apply make-up to simulate historical period. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that a learner will be competent in:
  • Communication Skills at NQF Level 2.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Historical periods of make-up include but are not limited to:

    The ancient historical period which includes:
  • The Pharaohs of Egypt, Classical Greece, Classical Rome, Biblical Hebrew, Classical Japan and China, Pre-settler Latin America and Traditional Africa.

    The Middle Ages period which includes:
  • The Middle Ages in Europe and Renaissance Europe.

    The pre-twentieth century period which includes:
  • Elizabethan England and Victorian England.

    The Twentieth Century period which includes:
  • Gatsby trend of the twenties, Rock and Roll trend of the forties and fifties, Hippy trend of the sixties and seventies, Disco trend of the eighties and Punk trend of the nineties. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe the historical development of make-up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Historical periods are explained in terms of their respective use of make-up in accordance with historical records. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Types of materials used for make-up in respect of historical periods are described in terms of their effect on appearance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The role of make-up in each historical period is explained in accordance with historical records. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Role of make-up includes but is not limited to:
  • What kind of people in society used make-up.
  • The purpose of make-up use.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The influence of historical periods in make-up use is described in accordance with historical records. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain make-up practices of different historical periods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The choice of make-up products is explained in relation to skin colour and given objectives for selected historical periods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The principles of make-up are explained in relation to creating the make-up appearance of selected historical periods. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply make-up to simulate historical periods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Make-up products are selected in line with skin colour and simulation objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Techniques for historical make-up application for selected historical periods are explained in line with given objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Make-up styles of selected historical periods are explained in accordance with historical records. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Make-up is applied to reproduce the make-up styles of selected historical periods. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Selected historical periods include at least one historical period.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA in accordance with the current ETQA regulations.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Other ETQAs who have a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA would be responsible for moderation of achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Procedure for assessing skin to be worked on.
  • Application techniques for different makeup products.
  • Makeup, clothing and hairstyles in the context of selected historical periods. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identifying and solving problems by finding appropriate make-up for different historical periods and facial shapes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively by ensuring that all required materials and tools are available when needed. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating all information in order to reproduce make-up types of the various periods in history. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively with others in order to be able to explain and demonstrate the various colour schemes and the development of make-up. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively and critically by demonstrating correct product application. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 115070, "Demonstrate and apply the knowledge of basic application of special make-up techniques", Level 4, 6 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  80646   Further Education and Training Certificate: Beauty and Nail Technology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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