Hairdressing Level 3

This Level 3 Hairdressing course offers many opportunities and challenges; it is closely linked to the Fashion industry which is fast and ever-changing. This course will push your levels of creativity through experimentation, trial and error.

Course Level:
Level 3
1 Year
High Street
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds


Using a range of advanced techniques and treatments, this Diploma is designed to help you expand your skills-set and give you the best chance of progressing on to employment or further study.

Fully equipped, state of the art industry standard Salons using top professional equipment and products make an ideal learning platform for you to learn the practical as well as the theoretical side of Hairdressing.

You will be taught the techniques and skills to cut, colour, style and dress using contemporary methods on female clients’ hair to create the look they want. Visiting experts make sure you are exposed to the most up to date information and developments in areas such as colouring, cutting, straightening techniques, bridal hair and up to date product knowledge. As a Hairdressing student, you can take part in internal competitions which are a wonderful platform to show off your extended skills.


Mandatory Units include:

  • Health & Safety
  • Consultation
  • Cut Hair to Create a Variety of Styles
  • Style & Dress Hair
  • Colour Hair to Create a Variety of Looks
  • Creative Hairdressing Design Skills
  • Perm Hair to Create a Variety of Looks

Optional units include

  • Bridal Hair
  • Colour Correction
  • Human Resource Management

Entry Requirements

  • Hairdressing Level 2 (Merit/Distinction) including English & Maths GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C)



Your choices may include:

  • Colour Technician
  • Freelance / Mobile Hairdresser
  • Image Consultant


Your choices may include:

  • Apprenticeship


You are required to purchase a kit and wear a uniform for the practical aspects of your course, approx. £48.

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