Hairdressing (L3 Diploma)

Course Overview

During this one year course you will develop your hairdressing skills and work on clients in a commercial salon environment. You will be expected to attend work experience for one day per week across the 36 week course in a salon of your choice.

  • Health and safety
  • Consultation
  • Creative cutting
  • Creative colour techniques
  • Colour correction
  • Creatively style and dress hair
  • Creatively dress long hair


Entry Requirements

A minimum of three GCSEs grade C or above including maths, English and preferably science or equivalent Essential Skills Wales (ESW) communication and application of number. 

Or you will need to have a related qualification i.e. NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing with good basic hairdressing skills and a good understanding of hairdressing theory.

You must be highly motivated and passionate about the industry.

Course Delivery

All units are delivered modular and assessments are continuous (to include practical observations and written tests.)

Progression Opportunities

Employment opportunities include working as a senior stylist in a salon, cruise ships or becoming a salon owner.

Additional Information

All students will be required to purchase a Level 3 hairdressing kit, uniform etc (funding for this may be available).

Trips may be run and there will be a cost of approximately £90, plus spending money.

Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre, Tycoch
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