Gain an increased depth of knowledge and skills, including specialised skills and techniques in creative cutting, advanced colouring, bridal styling and salon design. You will also receive training in specialist consultation and treatment services for hair and scalp conditions. In order to gain the 'promotion and creative design' unit, you will plan, organise and carry out a promotional activity along with a catwalk show.
Hairdressing is an ever expanding, exciting and competitive industry. The increased depth of knowledge and skills at Level 3 will provide specialised skills and techniques in creative cutting, colouring, dressing and styling hair, both short and long and also men's hairstyling. It also provides training in specialist consultation and treatment services for hair and scalp conditions.
In order to gain the product and services promotion unit you will plan, organise and carry out a promotional activity such as a coffee morning.
As well as hands-on creative lessons in our modern well-equipped studios, you will have the opportunity to carry out services on paying clients, developing excellent customer service. This experience will develop both confidence and competence in preparation for the workplace. It will enable you to develop your artistic flair and creativity enabling you to work using individual style.
Additional skills which will help you are: motivation and the will to succeed, dedication and enthusiasm to cope when the going gets tough, excellent communication skills, creativity and a good standard of appearance to promote the industry.
You will have the opportunity to take part 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.
Successful completion of the Level 2 course, and English and maths GCSE at grade 4.
Your knowledge and understanding in these qualification units will be collected in a portfolio of evidence through workbooks, externally set papers and oral questions. You will be guided through these areas within your theory lessons. You will be assessed throughout the practical commercial salon sessions to reach industry standards for each service within the qualification units.
Hairdressing Diploma Level 3
Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to become a State Registered Hairdresser (SRH) with The Hairdressing Council.
Career opportunities as an advanced hairdresser/senior stylist exist in a variety of contexts, including:
This course can also provide a pathway to more specialised courses such as Level 3 Barbering or Level 2 Beauty Therapy.
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 approx £25. Details will be provided separately, in advance
Additional skills which will help you are: motivation and the will to succeed, dedication and enthusiasm to cope when the going gets tough, excellent communication skills, creativity and a good standard of appearance to promote the industry