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Hairdressing Advanced Apprenticeship at Leslie Frances Training

Course description

The hairdressing Level 3 programme follows on from Level 2 and takes learners a step further which is needed in the demanding hairdressing industry.  Learners will learn the advanced skills in all areas.



Course content

Hairdressing Level 3 programme covers:

  • Monitoring health and safety
  • Promoting additional products and services
  • Client consultations
  • Creative cutting
  • Advanced cutting techniques
  • Colour correction
  • Dress long hair creatively
  • Promotional activities
  • Advanced perming

Entry requirements

NVQ L2 Hairdressing Apprenticeship


Assessed throughout the programme in centre and in salon every 6 to 8 weeks or more frequently if required.


Theoretically - online exams (multiple choice)

Pracitcally - one to one assessment on live models


Functional Skills (Level 2)

Online and paper based assessment.


Financial information

Government Funded.

Salon to pay learner minimum Appreticeship Rate.

Future opportunities

The course offers you a specialist work-based qualification to support a career in hairdressing or to progress onto studying for an NVQ level 4 in Hairdressing or a HND in a related subject such as Business and Administration, which could help you set up your own hair salon. With further training and experience, you could go onto working as a senior hair stylist or with the relevant business knowledge you could also set up your own hairdressing salon. The course is work based which means you can earn and learn at the same time whilst developing the skills, understanding and knowledge that employers in the hair and beauty industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Leslie Frances Training directly.

Last updated date: 17 April 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 52 weeks
  • Course code: Adv App