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Hairdressing Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 at Craven College

Course description

Develop the skills and techniques built up at Level 2 with our Hairdressing Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship and be on your way to being a top stylist! Learn how to effectively manage a salon, work with clients and correctly carry out treatments.

Keep ahead of the game and gain your Hairdressing Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship to ensure you have the skills required for great career progression. This is an exciting industry where no two days are the same as fashion dictates constant change. This Apprenticeship provides you with the skills needed for a career in hairdressing. Interacting with clients, hair preparation and keeping the salon looking good are all activities which will help you fully experience the day to day needs of a busy salon. You will need to be outgoing, have excellent communication skills and be prepared to deliver a high level of customer service. Work your way to a senior stylist or hairdresser with this extra training and industry experience.

Course content

Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing units includes:
• Client Care & Consultation 
• Colour Hair Creatively 
• Creative Cutting Techniques 
• Health & Safety 
• Promotion of Salon Services & Products 
Additional Study
• Functional Skills in Maths & English 
• Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS) 
• Employee Rights & Responsibilities 

Entry requirements

  • Employment within the industry 
  • Hairdressing Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2


College attendance will be one day per week and an assessor will visit you in your workplace once a month to assess your competence and help you build a portfolio of evidence.

Financial information

For information about Financial Support that Craven College can offer visit: Fees & Funding

Future opportunities


  • From Level 3 you can go in to Higher Education or undertake other industry qualifications. 


  • Salon Supervisor
  • Salon Manager
  • Colour Technician/Specialist
  • Manager
  • Freelance Hair Stylist
  • Senior Stylist 

Further information

At Craven College we want you to be successful both during your time here at College and anything you decide to do after College.

The support services within College exist to help support you to get the most out of your course: Craven College Support

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 15 September 2017
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