HoW College Learners ‘Made-Up’ To Help The Fire Service

25 October 2017

HoW College Learners ‘Made-Up’ To Help The Fire Service

Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College’s Theatrical and Media Make-up students put their make-up skills to the test when supporting Dying to Drive; an event organised by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service.

The event, which is held annually, is designed to make young people aware of the dangers of driving by holding a variety of information workshops and staging a realistic car crash to reflect the reality of reckless driving.

 In order to make the car crash scene realistic, the make-up students used their skills to create realistic injuries on volunteers who were acting out the roles of the car accident victims.

As well as supporting the event the students also learnt about driving under the influence, cycling safety and reducing speed when operating vehicles.

A representative of the Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS), Pete Hope, commented:

“On behalf of HWFRS I would like to take this opportunity to formally record my thanks for the support shown the College and the students over the last week. They arrived punctually, conducted themselves with the upmost professionalism and are a credit to both themselves and the College. The quality of work produced was to an exceptional level and we are most grateful.”