This programme is designed to provide the practical expertise and underpinning knowledge necessary to gain a Level 3 Qualification in hairdressing. You will develop your artistic flair and creativity enabling you to work in the industry using your individual style and skills.

This is a full time programme that includes completing a 50 Day Industry Placement to refine technical skills and develop employability within a professional salon. Level 3 Hairdressing is the national qualification to enable you to become a fully qualified Stylist in the industry. Your hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at enrolment.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

You can progress onto employment as a fully Qualified Hairdressing Stylist or higher level study.

What jobs can I get? 

This programme is for those wishing to go into employment in the Hairdressing industry as a Fully Qualified Stylist. Working in our public salons will give you valuable first-hand experience of the workplace in order to explore career opportunities and expand networks within your chosen industry.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification in hairdressing and a minimum of 4 GCSEs including English and Maths grades 9-4 (formerly A*-C). Alternatively and have achieved a Level 2 Functional Skill in English and maths.  

What about work experience? 

A minimum of 45-60 days work experience, which will be one day a week and a two week block placement.

International entry requirements 

If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
SGL3FH003C 08/09/2021 £110.00 £110.00 £3345.00
There is an Advanced Learner Loan available for this course.

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

Please call 01202 205205 or email enquiries@thecollege.co.uk

Students who may require assistance with the cost of the course should view the financial support section of this website.

International Fees 

For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Associated Costs 

Click below to download the uniform and kit lists.  This can be ordered direct from the suppliers.  Please DO NOT order any the following if you only have a condidtional place offered, and are awaiting confirmation of pending results.

L3 Hair Uniform

L3 Hair Kit

You will also need to wear flat black enclosed shoes (no trainers). You should aslo wear smart black trousers (no leggings or jeans)

Course content

Course Content 

The programme is delivered by way of practical workshops and demonstrations, theory sessions and guest lectures.
On this programme you will develop your artistic flair and creativity enabling you to work in the industry using your individual style and skills
As part of your timetable you will attend a commercial session weekly, in our Salons You will also be expected to do additional work experience based in a salon of your choice.

You will study following   technical units.:
• Consult and advise the client on hairdressing services
• Colour hair to create a variety of looks
• Cut hair to create a variety of looks
• Monitor and maintain Health & Safety in the salon
• Promote products & services to clients in the salon
• Style hair using a variety of techniques
• Working in Hairdressing


You will also study 2 optional units chosen from:

  • Creative hairdressing design skills
  • Hair extensions

More info

Start Day/Time 

September. Days and times will be confirmed at enrolment

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Level 3

Awarding Body 

VTCT

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Hairdressing

More about the course 

Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with a vast amount of experience, knowledge and expertise. The programme consists of sessions to practise and perfect your skills and also time to work with paying clients, to equip you with the expertise needed to be successful in this popular industry

You will need to purchase a kit and uniform details of this will be provided before staring the programme

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Level 3

Awarding Body 

VTCT