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Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 at Canterbury College

Course description

This highly practical course will give you the skills and knowledge needed for working within the hairdressing industry. You will train in the College's hairdressing salon which takes on real-life clients.

Course content

You will learn about: health & safety in the workplace; creative cutting and colour correction; how to advise and consult with clients; creative hairstyling and long hair work; creative hairdressing skills; and how to organise promotional activities. You will have the opportunity to compete in College competitions, with winners going onto national and international 'WorldSkills' competitions. Practical skills are developed on fellow students prior to work on clients. The course has a strong vocational emphasis, allowing you to develop practical skills recognised by employers. You'll be encouraged to develop your own abilities, and also to communicate and interact with external clients.

This qualification will require you to develop an effective working methodology, which will enable you to react positively and creatively across a diverse range of assignments and creative activities.

Entry requirements

You should have a Level 2 hairdressing Qualification and work at a salon one day a week. Entry onto the course is subject to an interview and practical skills test.

Assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course and will complete practical assessments on paying clients as well as written assignments and online tests. You will create a portfolio of evidence to display your achievement.

Future opportunities

Employment within the hairdressing industry.

Further information

Students will need to purchase (uniform and hairdressing kit from our approved suppliers) and must abide by our professional dress code. More information will be given in the interview. Work experience is highly recommended but not essential. Fee-paying models may be required for some assessments. Course fee: To be discussed at interview.

 

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: 11 October 2017
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