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Hairdressing Level 3 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Are you looking for an advanced hairdressing career? Would you like to work in a top salon, on a cruise liner, or as a demonstrator or manager? The UK hairdressing industry is actively looking for qualified specialists, and this programme allows you to meet that criteria. It is also one of the only acceptable qualifications for work abroad, giving you even more options for success.

The programme is suitable for students progressing from a relevant Level 2 qualification, or from previous experience of salon work. As well as boosting your career options, it allows you to proceed into Higher Education and take your studies even further.

Course content

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Practical Delivery
  • Theory Sessions
  • Commercial Salon Training

You will also undertake work experience as part of the programme.

You will study a variety of subject-specific modules, in addition to Literacy and Numeracy skills.

You will also study additional relevant qualifications, which may include the Welsh Baccalaureate. These will be explained to you at interview, or contact Learner Services for more information.

Entry requirements

  • Hairdressing Level 2

All places are subject to satisfactory interview


The programme is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Observation
  • Practical assessments
  • Written and Oral Tests

Future opportunities

The programme gives you a qualification and a valuable set of skills, helping you to progress into employment and higher education.

You could proceed onto a degree-level programme at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, such as the Foundation Degree (FdA) Management and Business at the Rhos-on-Sea campus, or a specialised degree programme at another institution.

Alternatively, you could enter employment within a hotel, spa or salon environment.

Career opportunities
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Hairdresser
  • Holistic Therapist
  • Nail Technician
  • Salon Manager


Further information

Programme code: 0703B03B

This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Bangor
  • Dolgellau

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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