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Hairdressing Level 3


Type: Full Time

Subject: Hairdressing, Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Level: 3

Start Date: 11 September 2023

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 3

Who is it for

If you have a passion for a career within the hairdressing industry and you have completed the Level 2 Hairdressing qualification, this course is the perfect next step. This course will enable you to develop your confidence and understanding of this exciting industry as well as equipping you with vital skills and techniques, to ensure you are ready to enter the world of work as a senior stylist.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

You will need to have achieved a level 2 hairdressing qualification or equivalent. Mature students may offer experience in a salon as an alternative to formal qualifications.

What is covered

There are two routes available: Route 1 – Colour Correction. Route 2 – Scalp Massage, Reception and Bridal hair. Both routes will have specialised modules, as well as core modules which include: promoting additional products or services to clients, providing consultation services, cutting women's hair using a combination of techniques, colour hair using a variety of techniques, creatively style and dress hair, creative hairdressing design skills, scalp massage and reception skills.

How is the course assessed

Practical assessments take place on fee paying clients in Revive salons and you will have the opportunity to use an extensive range of products. You will be expected to demonstrate your competence in all units to the standards required in industry. 

Assessments methods:

• Practical assessment
• Completion of portfolio
• Observation
• Oral assessment
• Written assessment

All candidates will follow a functional skills/GCSE programme in English and/or Maths and complete a minimum of 30 hours work experience.

What can this course lead to

On completion of this programme students may progress into teaching/assessing. This qualification can lead to employment in salons, health farms, cruise liners and TV work.

Are there any additional costs

The skills you learn will need to be practised outside college in order to progress. As part of the study programme you will be required to complete work experience and take part in competitions. You will need to purchase a uniform and two mannequins (approx £300.00 if need kit, electrical and uniform for a progressing student approx £70.00) – details of these will be given at your interview.

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