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About the course

Do you want to be a senior hair stylist, colourist or even run your own hair salon? If you are already working as a hairdresser and have a level 2 qualification, this course is the perfect next step. You can build on the skills you have already gained to become creative and highly skilled in a wide range of hairdressing services, including colour, bridal hair, creative hairdressing and the promotion and selling of products. When you complete this course you will have all the essential skills you need to gain employment or start your own business in the hairdressing industry!


Level 3 Diploma in Hair Services (3002-35)

Entry requirements

You will need to have successfully achieved a Level 2 hairdressing qualification and have a professional attitude and appearance.

How much does it cost?

Free to those aged 16-18. There is a range of financial support that you may be entitled to, including Learner Support funds, grants and bursaries and employer support.

If you are aged 19+ and interested in this course please [Level%202%20Women’s%20Hairdressing%20(part-time)]click here to go to Level 2 Women’s Hairdressing (part-time)

Textbook, USB memory stick, stationery, uniform, kit. Approx cost £150

Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Why study?

Hairdressing is a dynamic industry with lots of different career opportunities to choose from. Successful people in the industry can take their pick from many top jobs from; preparing models, working on magazines and photo-shoots, in theatre and film, even tending to the rich and famous! The UK hairdressing industry is widely regarded as the best in the world so the opportunities are vast.

Where will this course take me?

Employment at junior stylist level (most salons would request a skills test as part of the interview process).

Core modules

  • Health and Safety
  • Client Consultation
  • Style and Dress hair
  • Cut Women’s hair
  • Colour hair to create a variety of looks
  • Colour correction
  • Creative Hair design

How will I be assessed?

You will have a mixture of practical sessions in the salon and classroom-based lessons teaching underpinning knowledge. You will be expected to complete hairdressing/beauty/barbering services on paying clients in the commercial salon.

It is expected that you may need to bring in your own clients for practical assessments. Educational trips will also be available to enhance learning.

You will be assessed through:

  • Online exams
  • Practical observations
  • Assignments

Will I have to provide anything?

Textbook, USB memory stick, stationery, uniform, kit. Approx cost £150.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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