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Hairdressing Level 3 Diploma at Blackburn College

Course description

This Level 3 Hairdressing course will enable you to be at the level industry requires from their hairdressers, by learning specialist skills and techniques in creative cutting, colouring, styling hair and supervisory skills.

Course content

The course will cover mandatory and optional units that will give specialist skills to progress your career options. Units include:

  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques
  • Colour using a variety of techniques
  • Provide colour correction services
  • Creatively dress long hair
  • Develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills

If any of these units have been achieved previously, other optional units may have to be covered.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing or other relevant industrial experience.


Practical assessments on models in a realistic working environment with industrial timings. Theory assessment can consist of online or paper based testing under examination conditions.

Future opportunities

You will be able to progress to a Level 4 QCF qualification, Foundation Degree or a teaching qualification if you are successful in your studies.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 February 2016
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