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Womens Hairdressing Level 3 Diploma at Northumberland College

Course description

This course is for anyone that works in the hairdressing industry and wants to advance their skills. This qualification is required for senior stylists or those who aspire to come and develop your creative side and enter into a world that can offer you foreign travel, television work, theatre work, self-employment, salon owner, work with the stars to name just a few of the opportunities that can arise from becoming a hairdresser. The sky is your limit. Let us help you to reach your goal and turn you into an excellent all round stylist. Enhance your skills in our state of the art hairdressing academies in Ashington, Berwick or Hexham, where our staff is trained up to Colouring Degree level and where the salons have all been granted Centre of Excellence status by Wella, one of the most prestigious hairdressing companies in the World. Rub shoulders with British champion hairdressers that have achieved their accolades while studying at Northumberland College. In the past five years Northumberland College have produced four British Champions and one finalist in the World Championships in hairdressing. So come on, come and join us and see how far you can go.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a level 2 qualification in hairdressing or barbering, or five years experience of working in the industry.


Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments/ observations, online tests or written assignments,

Future opportunities

After completing the course you could study an advanced level 4 hairdressing qualification to progress your skills. Learn how to manage a salon, colour correction and advanced long hair skills. We will make you industry ready to function in any salon or hairdressing working environment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.

Last updated date: 17 May 2016

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