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NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing at The Academy Hair & Beauty Ltd

Course description

What will the course involve?

The Academy, in partnership with Sixth Forms, is able to offer an NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing. The course runs for half a day each week for up to a year. You must be employed, or self employed, in hairdressing.

The course involves successful completion of the following specialist units:

  • Health and safety
  • Promote products and services
  • Consultation
  • Dress long hair
  • Colouring hair
  • Colour correction
  • Alternative setting
  • Cutting hair
  • Promote financial effectiveness in the salon

Entry requirements

To be accepted onto this course, you normally are required to have:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing
  • A strong commitment to working in the industry


You will be assessed throughout the course by building a portfolio of evidence. To gain the full NVQ all units need to be completed. You will be responsible for bringing in clients for practical assessment.

Future opportunities

Learners can use the NVQ to progress to a NVQ Level 4 or HND courses including university or seek employment in the industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Academy Hair & Beauty Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 08 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Unknown
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years