Hairdressing - Level 3 Diploma

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Start Date: 05 September 2022
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers, Adults
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 3
Location: Centre for Lifelong Learning, Finsbury Park

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ABOUT THE COURSE

On this course, you will develop the skills you need to creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques such as styling and colouring. You will learn how to provide an effective hairdressing consultation, as well as promote additional services and products to clients.

Throughout the course, you will monitor procedures to ensure that the salon operates safely in all areas. You will have plenty of opportunity to practise what you are learning on real customers in our salon, under the guidance of professional beauty experts. In addition, you will gain an understanding of the relevant anatomy and physiology and will further develop your English skills.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Health and safety in the salon 
  • Blow-drying and finishing services 
  • Hair colouring services 
  • Hair cutting services 
  • Hairdressing consultation 
  • Setting and dressing services
  • Colour correction services

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Hairdressing - Level 2 NVQ, or equivalent

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed on the practical work that you do in the salon as well as through observations, an e-portfolio, online testing, assignments and oral questioning.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

On successful completion of the course you can develop your skills further through a range of courses in hairdressing and barbering, or progress to employment. Career opportunities as a hair stylist exist in a variety of settings, including:

  • Hair and beauty salon
  • Hairdresser working from home
  • Mobile hairdresser
  • Hotels or resorts
OUR CENTRES
Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
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Sixth Form College
Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
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Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
Angel
311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
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