Hairdressing Level 3

Hairdressing is an ever expanding, exciting and competitive industry. On this Level 3 course you will gain an increased depth of knowledge and skills, including specialised skills and techniques in creative cutting, colouring, dressing and styling short and long hair. You will also receive training in specialist consultation and treatment services for hair and scalp conditions.




Level 3

Course Type

16 +


Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 60017 09/09/24 04/07/25

What will I study?

Hairdressing is an ever-expanding, exciting and competitive industry.

This Level 3 course will provide you with in-depth knowledge and skills that will help you succeed in this industry.

You will build on the basic skills you have learned at Level 2, and acquire more specialised skills and techniques in creative cutting, colouring, dressing and styling hair, both short and long and men's hairstyling.

Hands-on, creative lessons in our modern, well-equipped studios will give you the opportunity to carry out services on paying clients, increase your confidence, and develop excellent customer service.

You will have specialist consultation and treatment services training for hair and scalp conditions and learn how to plan, organise, and carry out a promotional event, such as a coffee morning.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in competitions and showcase your skills at the college Hair Show. Opportunities to shine will include encouragement to take part in internal and external skills events.

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?

You will build a portfolio of work and evidence throughout the year, and you will be observed while you carry our practical hairdressing tasks. You will also be required to sit exams and complete written assignments.

What qualification will I achieve?

Once you have completed this course, you will achieve a Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing.

What can I do after completing this course?

Once you have finished this course, you will be able to gain employment as a hairdresser. If you would like to continue with your studies and are interested in gaining new skills, then you can study one of our other Level 3 courses, such as Make-Up, Beauty Therapy, or our Level 4 in Salon Management.

Are there any extra costs?

You will be required to purchase a college kit which includes Level 3 salon wear. Attendance is compulsory on some trips and visits, which is £25.

Additional Info

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