To start on this Level 3 course, you need:
A relevant Level 2 qualification with at least 80% Merit profile, including Level 2 English and Maths (or GCSE C / 4), and to successfully pass a trade test
plus a work experience placement of at least one day per week in a salon, with an appropriate industry reference
or if you are currently working in this industry for at least two years, supported by an industry reference and successfully passing a trade test
If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.
This Level 3 qualification is an advanced national qualification
which focuses on the development of the underlying principles and
practical skills required in the hairdressing industry. It is designed
to deliver a high level of occupational capability.
We operate a fully functioning salon which provides a realistic working environment.
After 1 year at Level 3 you can achieve a Level 3 Technical Qualification in Hairdressing or an Apprenticeship at Level 3
This means you will be a more experienced stylist offering more creative and advanced services. You could also seek employment in film/theatre, in special effects or on cruise ships.
What Past Students Say
- "I am really enjoying the course and I have learnt a lot. The teachers are great especially Heather. I shall miss them all and the students in my class"
- "I am very happy with the course. Good teaching, looking forward to qualifying"
Emma: "My teachers are amazing they are patient and through with the delivery of the teaching. I enjoy coming to college. I have also make some good friends on my course."
Chrissy: "My course is very good and I learn new things all the time, I have nearly completed my level 3 and once qualified I intend to work full time in the salon I am currently doing work experience in."
Abby: "The teaching is good and I gets lots of help. The salons are amazing."
Jenny:"I have made lots of new friends on this course, I get lots of support and this has improved my confidence."
Emily: "I have built up lots of confidence through this course and with my qualifications, I intend to work in a salon."