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Hairdressing City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

This programme is designed to develop advanced hairdressing skills. The qualification is tailored to meet the needs of the industry.

Course content

Topics studied within this qualification: Health and Safety; consultation; creative cutting; colour/colour correction (Level 4 unit) style and dress hair and long hair; creative hairdressing design skills and perming.

Entry requirements

Level 2 or equivalent in Ladies Hairdressing. You must be highly motivated and have excellent communication skills.


Practical observations in a realistic working environment. Theory by Evolve online testing plus additional evidence obtained by research (guidance provided throughout).

Financial information

You will need your full Level 2 kit plus we recommend that you purchase additional items required for Level 3 hairstyling. You will also need a uniform, 3 x blocks and a recommended text book. Details of all equipment will be provided at enrolment.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

Progression to NVQ apprenticeship, Full time VRQ in Beauty Therapy or Media Make-up. A range of employment opportunities including salon management, education, cruise liners or further study to Level 4 diploma/individual awards and related higher education programmes.

Further information

A minimum of 95% attendance is required.

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: 04 October 2017
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    • Located in South Wigston, our £43million college campus has everything you need all in one place!

      • Purpose-built Engineering facility
      • Construction Workshops
      • Hair & Beauty Salons – open to the public
      • Gym
      • Eating Place, including an onsite Costa Coffee
      • Library
      • Onsite nursery
      • Multi-faith room
      • Student Lounge

      Subjects available to study include:

      • Apprenticeships
      • Accounting
      • Business
      • Child Development and Education
      • Computing & IT
      • Construction
      • Engineering
      • FE Choices
      • Foundation Learning
      • Hair & Beauty
      • Health & Social Care
      • Media & Games Design
      • Motor Vehicle
      • Public Services
      • Sport
      • Travel & Tourism

      To find out more about South Leicestershire College:

      0116 264 3535