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City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing

Level 3


This Level 3 qualification enhances the underlying principles and practical skills required in hairdressing. It is designed to deliver a high level of occupational competence and provide a sound platform from which to progress into employment within the hairdressing industry. Work placement would be a beneficial addition to this course.


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Course Content

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing consists of the following units Monitor and Maintain Health and Safety Practice in the Salon, Hairdressing Consultation Support for Colleagues;Cut Hair to Achieve a Variety of Looks; Style and Dress Hair using a Variety of Looks; Colour Hair to Create a Variety of Looks; Perm Hair to Create a Variety of Looks;Creative Hairdressing Design Skills and Hair Colour Correction.

Assessment Method

A mixture of practical assessments and on-line tests.

Progression Opportunities

Learners may take up employment in a commercial salon as a senior stylist with supervisory skills or progress to other specialist qualification in Hairdressing. On completion of this course Learners may be eligible to enter employment in salons as Trainers, Advisors or Managers.

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Entry Requirements

Learners must have a current NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or equivalent. Learners will be required to purchase a hairdressing uniform and kit that is available through the college upon commencement of this programme.

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