(2 days a week)
10am - 4pm
Level 3 Diploma awarded by VTCT
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Anyone wanting to develop their career or become a hairdresser/hair stylist.
About this course
Our VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing course aims to provide you with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the hairdressing industry. This course has been designed to enhance your existing hairdressing skills to take them to a higher level. Within the course you will study advanced fashion techniques which will make your skills more desirable to employers.
During this vocational qualification you will gain experience in the skills necessary for a career in beauty and specifically for a career as a hairdresser/hair stylist. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of key skills including client consultation, advanced cutting, styling and colouring techniques and, selling products and services to clients. You will also develop interpersonal skills which are important for communicating effectively with clients.
This qualification is based on National Occupational Standards (NOS) for hairdressing. It is recognised by the UK's lead hairdressing professional association (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a senior hairdresser/stylist.
Our Hairdressing course is comprised of 6 mandatory units and 2 optional units which cover the necessary practical and theoretical skills to provide a wide range of techniques and styles.
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Hairdressing consultation support for colleagues
Colour hair to create a variety of looks
Cut women’s hair to create a variety of looks
Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
Promote and sell products and services to clients
Perm hair to create a variety of looks
Creative hairdressing design skills
During this course you will be assessed through various assessments, multiple choice theory exams, evidence portfolio and workbooks. Also, a 90% attendance is required to pass the course due to the intensity and course length. You will receive personal guidance and tutorials throughout the course by our highly experienced tutors to ensure your goals are met, and you successfully achieving your qualifications.
We will assess all applicants suitability on a case-by-case basis. Entry onto the course may be obtained through previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in barbering/hairdressing and/or successful completion of an English and Maths Assessment and interview.
All of our Level 3 courses are Government-funded by the Advanced Learner Loan. If you wish to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to the course, these are the requirements to join our course:
You must be 19 or over on the first day of your course
NATIONALITY AND RESIDENCY STATUS
Be living in the UK on the first day of your course
Be a UK national or have ‘settled status’ (this means there are no restrictions on how long you can stay)
Have been living in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man for 3 years before starting your course
You may be eligible if you’re an EU national, or a family member of an EU national
You have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme
A refugee, or the family member of one
you’ve been given indefinite leave to remain because you’ve been the victim of domestic violence
you’ve been given indefinite leave to remain as a bereaved partner
For more information about the eligibility for the Advanced Learner Loan, check below:
This course is delivered at our Canary Wharf Centre with attendance for classes being required 2 days a week, 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Our expert course tutors will guide you through the course and our centre is equipped with everything you need to be able to complete assignments and undertake independent study, including computers and laptops.
The fee for this course is £3,345. The full course fee can be funded via the Advanced Learner Loan. You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan here.
Course Start Date
Monday & Tuesday
Monday & Tuesday