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L3 VTCT DIPLOMA IN HAIRDRESSING

VTCT L3 DIPLOMA IN HAIRDRESSING (FL3) F/T
Start Date 
16 Sep 2019
End Date 
3 Jul 2020
Attendance 
Full Time
NEW DIRECTIONS - VTCT L3 DIPLOMA IN WOMENS HAIRDRESSING (FL3) P/T DAY
Start Date 
16 Sep 2019
End Date 
29 Jun 2020
Attendance 
Part Time
NEW DIRECTIONS - VTCT L3 DIPLOMA IN HAIRDRESSING (FL3) P/T DAY
Start Date 
16 Sep 2019
End Date 
3 Jul 2020
Attendance 
Part Time
Target audience 

This course is for learners 16-18 and 19+ (subject to interview) seeking a career as an employed or self-employed Hairdresser. This is aimed at students that have previously gained a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification.Throughout the course you will develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills, learning to style and dress hair using your imagination, dexterity and flair to create artistic looks including advanced and complex cutting, provide colour correction services and dressing long hair on clients. As part of your qualification you will be required to complete a GCSE or functional skill in Maths or English.

Entry requirements 

Candidates must have a current Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing along with a successful skills test and interview.

Course content 

This qualification has been specifically designed to develop and expand your practical skills to an advanced level, preparing you for employment as a senior hairdresser/stylist. Learners will develop their skills studying a wide range of units which include:

  • Health and safety
  • Client consultation
  • Cutting
  • Blow-drying and setting
  • Colouring
  • Promoting
  • Bridal
  • Colour correction

16-18 students are required to study a Maths and English qualification to further develop their skills.

Assessment criteria 

Learners will be assessed in knowledge of theory through assignments, exams and oral questioning. Assessments consist of practical examinations on paying clients in a real working environment.
Students are required to provide clients for formative and summative practical examination purposes and develop a personal clientele to support their development and training. All hairdressing services will incur a charge. Evidence may also include photographs.

Progression 

On successful completion of the Level 3 Hairdressing qualification learners can progress to the following courses:

  • Level 4 Certificate in Hairdressing Management
  • Level 4 Certificate in Colour Correction
  • Level 4 Award in Advanced Hair Styling
  • Assessors Awards
  • Teacher Training
Other information 

All learners are required to follow the industry codes of practice for salon dress. Learners will be required to purchase a uniform and a relevant hairdressing kit to support their studies. Financial support is available; see Student Services for details.

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Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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