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Hairdressing Level 3 Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

This course is aimed at learners wishing to build on the knowledge and skills acquired at Level 2, developing underlying principles and practical skills required by the hairdressing industry. This level involves more complex work and taking responsibilities for others with less experience.

Course content

The course content includes: health & safety, consultation services, cutting, styling, colouring, perming, creative hair designs plus additional optional units. You will also undertake work experience placement and maths and English is required

Entry requirements


Successful completion of Level 2 in the subject plus maths or English at grade C/ 4


Continual assessment including practical oral and written tests. Students will be expected to produce a portfolio of evidence.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3, Employment, Level 4 in Hairdressing or alternative courses in Beauty Therapy.

Further information

You will be expected to purchase a kit and Image Centre uniform. You will also have the opportunity to participate in trips, shows and competitions. Cost of uniform: £32.45 plus P&P Kit: £150.56.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 October 2017

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    • The Image Centre - Leigh is a designated “Wella Centre of Excellence” dedicated to hair, beauty and holistic therapy.

      The impressive Wella accreditation means that the Centre has achieved the highest standard of training and demonstrates excellent links with industry.

      The Centre offers realistic working environments, including hairdressing and beauty salons, a nail studio, a theatrical & media make-up room, spa pool, sauna, flotation couch and more.

      As well as teaching the next generation of top practitioners, the Centre is also open for beauty therapy and hairdressing appointments.