What is the course about?
This Level 3 Diploma in hairdressing is designed for hairdressers already working in the industry or those who would like to refresh their skills after taking a break. You will improve your knowledge and practical understanding of hairdressing and build on the skills you already have. This course will also develop your communication skills and professionalism. Working on paying models you will be encouraged to develop your own creative practice.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
Yes, please contact our customer services before enrolling.
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
This is a Level 3 course so you will need to have achieved a level 2 hairdressing course. Acceptance onto the course is through application and interview only. Ideally you will have a placement in a salon or have work experience in the industry. You will need to have a level 2 in English and have good IT skills.
What topics does the course cover?
In this course you will learn and practice combined cutting, styling and colouring techniques giving you the skills to create different hairs for different client needs and different occasions. Practice in a salon, health and safety and customer consultation will be developed from level 2. You will work on paying models and will be encouraged to develop your own working practice and skills.
How will I be taught and assessed?
The course will be taught through a blend of practical work, demonstrations and theory classes delivered on site in class and on line. You will build a portfolio of evidence which will be assessed in order to demonstrate your competance and gain your qualification. You will need access to reliable internet and the use of a PC or laptop in order to attend the online sessions.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
Learners are expected to provide their own kit of brushes, combs and scissors. There is a studio fee which will cover most of the products and equipment that you will need for the course. Your tutor can advise you on this in week 1 abut the kit you will need to purchase.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
You will have the skills necessary to work as a hairdresser for women. You will have experience in different cutting, styling and colouring techniques being able to combine techniques to create advanced s. You will have budgeting and planning knowledge and the skills to work in a salon or become self-employed.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
Upon successful completion of this course you can you will have the advanced skills which will enable you to consider working in the Hairdressing industry in a hair salon in various areas such as the high street, cruise ships or department stores. Alternatively, you will have the skills to set up as a self-employed hairdresser.