Hairdressing Apprenticeship (L3)

Course Overview

During this one year course you will develop your hairdressing skills and work on clients in a commercial salon environment. Areas of study include:

  • Consultation
  • Creative cutting and colour techniques
  • Style and dress long hair
  • Colour correction.

    You will also complete essential skills qualifications in communication and application of number.

Updated December 2019

Entry Requirements

Grade C or above in GCSE Maths or equivalent Essential Skills Wales communication and application of number or NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing


Course Delivery

You will attend college one day a week - the rest of your week (four days) will be spent in a salon.

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

Practical observations will take place in the salon. Written assessments will be conducted in college.

Progression Opportunities

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


Additional Information

All learners will be provided with teaching,learning and assessment material but will be required to purchase a head and have suitable kit to include cutting and styling equipment.

Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre, Tycoch
Course deliverable in Welsh: