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Hairdressing Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

This course will suit learners with a basic understanding of hairdressing who wish to advance their skills for employment or further study.

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Entry requirements

  • hairdressing consultation services
  • cut hair using a combination of techniques
  • creatively colour and lighten hair
  • creatively style and dress hair
  • hair colour correction services
  • cut men’s hair using basic techniques
  • hair extensions (optional)
  • maths and English


  • Hairdressing Level 2 Diploma, maths at grade four or above and English at grade four or above, or equivalent
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references
  • you will be required to purchase salon wear, equipment kit, textbooks and consumables

Financial information

  • practical and written assessments
  • synoptic practical exam
  • exams

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

  • you are prepared for employment as a junior stylist

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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