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Hairdressing for Colour Technicians Advanced Technical Diploma Level 3 at Darlington College

Course description

This is a challenging course for the most highly motivated hairdresser seeking to further develop your skills and knowledge in order to function confidently in the hairdressing industry.

If you have not achieved a C grade or above in English or maths, you will as part of your course be required to work towards this as part of your study programme.  You will be given the opportunity to go on work experience at certain times during your course.

To develop your employability opportunities you may also be given enrichment classes. This may focus upon additional qualifications, industrial updating and career preparation.

Entry requirements

There is no direct entry from GCSEs onto this course. You will need to have the Diploma in Hairdressing Level 2.

You will be required to attend an interview at the college and we will request a school or college report.

Determination, a passion for hairdressing and to have a creative flair are also a must.


Assessment is on a continual basis by means of practical observation, assignments, oral questions, and the completion of a portfolio of evidence.  There will be one externally moderated assignment and one externally set and marked test set under exam conditions.

Future opportunities

Employment in the hairdressing industry, self-employed in your own business, working on cruise liner, working in media, or within a training or teaching role.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 March 2016
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