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Hairdressing (Level 3) Diploma at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

This course will develop your practical and creative skills to a much higher standard.

Course content

You will learn cutting and styling techniques, colouring, creative hair design, how to contribute to running a business and how to provide hairdressing consultation services. Your programme of study will also require attendance at tutorials, work experience and employability skills.

Entry requirements

Level 2 in Hairdressing with a satisfactory reference and grade C in GCSE English and preferably maths and science.


Each unit has practical assessments with peer and tutor observations. Online testing forms part of the assessment process. There is also a requirement to complete written assignments.

Financial information

You will be required to buy a salon uniform, a hair extension kit and other equipment, approx. cost £120

Future opportunities

This course will enable you to gain employment in the hairdressing industry as a stylist to further develop your skills. It is also possible to continue your studies on a Level 4 Hairdressing Salon Management Course.

Further information

Entry is subject to a successful interview and tutor reference. Strict salon rules apply in relation to dress code, hair, uniform and shoes.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2016
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    • Our brand new £36m Corby Campus continues to offer a range of vocational programmes training learners for employment in a number of specialist fields, including Construction, Catering, Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy and Engineering. In September 2011 new provision was introduced in Sport, Public Services, Computing, Business, Care and Early Years as well as a number of new Higher Education programmes.

      For the trades, Corby campus has a number of specialist engineering and construction workshops providing realistic working conditions with the most up to date equipment available for our learners. New technology includes a dedicated suite for AutoCAD training.

      The modern building includes dedicated learning pods for each of the different subject areas equipped with learning resources and computer facilities. A 3G astroturf similar to the one at the college's Kettering campus will also be utilised by the Sports and Public Services provision and will be available for hire by local orgainsations and sports teams.

      A state of the art fitness suite provides relevant training for sports science and fitness instructors and will open to learners and staff at the campus. Supported Learning Programmes are able to utilise the most up to date sensory equipment and aids to encourage independant living.

      The Skills for Life Workshop has now moved to the new campus for individuals to improve their basic Maths and English skills and English classes for speakers of other languages.

      Tresham Studios, the college's brand new hair and beauty salons in the Corby campus, offer an extensive range of hair, beauty and complimentary treatments at very competitive prices within realisitic working environments for learners to gain vital work experience. Daytime and evening appointments are available during term time.

      The Manor restaurant is Tresham's prestigious new training restaurant located in the beautiful historic Manor House building, just a short walk away from the new Corby campus. The fully licensed Manor Restaurant will be open to the public for morning coffee, lunch and evening meals. Speciality dinners and theme nights also take place throughout the year.