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Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 at Colchester Institute

Course description

The Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 programme is aimed at level 2 stylists wishing to learn the skills needed to become a senior stylist.

Emphasis is placed on students working to an advanced level and developing their individual skills and talents.

When not working on real-life clients, you are taught through a number of practical sessions and assessments, alongside classroom sessions and guided assignments. You will also engage in GEM and GAP activities to develop your English, maths and employability skills.

Course content

Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 units may include the following:

Monitoring and Maintaining Health and Safety in the Salon
Consultation Support
Cut Women’s Hair to Create a Variety of Looks
Style Women’s Hair Using a Variety of Techniques
Colour Hair to Create a Variety of Looks
Colour Correction
Perm Hair to Create a Variety of Looks
Creative Hairdressing Design Skills

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs (grades A*-E), including English and maths, or satisfactory results in a relevant Level 1 qualification, and an interview. Entry on to Level 3 is subject to satisfactory completion of the Level 2 qualification.

Future opportunities

Employment in industry at a supervisory level, technical support with major product manufacturers, television/film studios, cruise liners or leisure complexes.

Students could progress to higher education courses, such as a Foundation Degree in Salon Management.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colchester Institute directly.

Last updated date: 01 March 2016

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