Hairdressing Level 3

This one-year course is designed to be completed after the Level 2 Diploma in hairdressing, to add to the skills previously studied. During this course you will learn advanced techniques including colour and colour correction, cutting, styling and perming, giving you all the skills required to work in this dynamic industry.


Hastings (Station Plaza)


Level 3

Course Type

16 +


Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 60168 09/09/24 04/07/25

What will I study?

This course will teach you the advanced techniques required to become a professional stylist. including advanced cutting and colouring techniques including colour correction.

By the end of the course you will have built up a portfolio of your own styles, colours and cuts, which you will be able to take into the start of your career in the industry.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

Successful completion of the Level 2 course, and English and maths GCSE at grade 4.

How will I be assessed?

Your assessment will consist of practical tasks, coursework and exams. Practical assessments are carried out on paying clients in our commercial salons. Essential knowledge is covered through project research, case studies, written/practical assessments and online exams.

What qualification will I achieve?

By the end of this course you will achieve a Level 3 Diploma in women's hairdressing.

What can I do after completing this course?

After completing the course you may progress onto other commercial qualifications such as Beauty or Barbering to enhance your employability skills and extend the range of services you can offer.

You may wish to start your career in the industry and work as a salon employed stylist, a self-employed stylist, work towards becoming a salon owner, a sales rep, work as an events stylist, go into teaching or further study at university.

Are there any extra costs?

You will be required to wear a uniform and purchase your own kit for the year which will cost approximately £140. You will also have the opportunity to visit professional shows, training days and conferences which may incur additional costs.