NVQ Level 3 Hairdressing & Barbering


You will have the opportunity to develop and update your technical skills in advanced colouring, colour correction, advanced cutting and long hair.

Designed as a practical course based in our commercial salon, your learning will be underpinned by essential theoretical learning and an insight into the financial responsibility of running a business. Whilst benefiting
from the extra enrichment of industry workshops, guest speakers and industry trips, you will also be involved with local and national competitions.

Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing

One year

Study options may include:
• Advanced Hairdressing Techniques
• Level 2 Beauty Therapy
Employment options may include:
• Salon
• Cruise Liner
• Mobile stylist
• Salon Owner
• Sales and Distribution

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Course Costs
Please note that any costs shown here are subject to change and that there may be additional material costs for your course.
There are various bursaries available to support eligible students with course-related costs.

Aged 16-18 years
There are no tuition or examination fees

Aged 19 or over (at the start of the course)
Different fees apply depending on your individual circumstances and prior qualifications. Please telephone 01691 688029 to speak to somebody who will be able to help.

What does this subject include?

The course consists of the following units:

  • • Health & Safety
  • Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Long Hair Styling
  • Barbering
  • Style & Finish Hair
  • Colour correction

What is the structure of the course?

Assessment is continuous and industry related, with assignments, tests, projects and practical work. All full-time students are required to study maths and English at the appropriate level.

Satisfactory completion on the course leads to the award of NVQ 3 Hairdressing. You will also complete a two week block of work based experience during the year to widen personal goals.

What are the entry requirements?

  • NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing or equivalent.

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