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Hairdressing Level 3 Diploma at Accrington and Rossendale College

Course description

Our hair & beauty department have their very own commercial hair and beauty salons. We have hairdressing salons, a specialist nail room, beauty therapy studios and a media make up room, enabling you to study in a state-of-the-art realistic working environment. Many of our students have gone on to be successful in their chosen career path following their studies.

This qualification will enable you to update your skills and progress within the hairdressing industry, this qualification will stretch and challenge your knowlege enabling you to work creatively.

Entry requirements

You should be qualified to hairdressing level 2. Good communication skills and a pleasant, outgoing personality are essential.  A professional appearance, dedication and commitment are of extreme importance.


Practical assessments on models in a realistic working environment with industrial timings. Theory assessments can consist of online, paper based or assignments if appropriate to units undertaken.

Financial information

This course is free of charge for 16 – 18 year olds.

This course will cost a maximum of £480 for learners aged 19 years old or above. This fee may be reduced or void depending on the individual’s circumstances.

Future opportunities

You could further your studies onto your teaching qualification, A1 assessors award, beauty therapy studies, own your own business, travelling / cruise liners or managerial positions within the industry.

Further information

For health and safety reasons you must follow the college rules and code of conduct on uniform and footwear, you will require your own kit which can be discussed at the interview. Hair must be styled; nails must be tidy and no jewellery except a flat wedding band and a small pair of studs.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Accrington and Rossendale College directly.

Last updated date: 15 January 2016
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