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Hairdressing Level 3 at EKC Group

Course description

Perfect if you want to develop your skills and learn more specialised hair services in order to work as a Senior Stylist or self-employed Hairdresser.

Course content

You’ll learn advanced cutting and colouring techniques, as well as how to create hairstyles for special occasions. You will also learn the basics of salon management to help you in your future career.

You can look forward to working inthe College’s on-site salon on external clients.

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Entry requirements

4 Cs or 4s and a relevant full level 2.


You will learn through practical demonstrations, and assessment will be through written work and online tests.

Financial information

Additional expenses to consider include:
Kits £100 (approx.)
Uniform £60 (approx.)
Commodities £30 (approx.)
Trip £ 30 (approx.)

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. If you are aged 19 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Folkestone Campus - 01303 858216 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part time.

Future opportunities

On successful completion you could gain employment within the hairdressing industry in salons, on cruise ships or you could become a self-employed hairdresser.

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: 05 March 2018
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      We offer Study Programmes and courses across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.

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