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Edexcel NVQ Level 3 in Hairdressing *Fees Payable* at Eden College

Course description

These NVQs are the target qualifications for anyone wanting to be a truly proficient professional in hairdressing or barbering. They expand upon the basic skills of Level 2 and are aimed at those wishing to enter the top level of their professional or go on to become salon managers and owners. People who have been in the industry for some time but are looking to update or accredit their skills can also take them.

Course content

To gain the full NVQ the candidate must complete nine units in total. To achieve the whole qualification at Level 3, you must prove competence in all four mandatory units, plus five optional units, only 1 of which may be chosen from Option Group 2. (All 5 optional units can be chosen from Group 1, if desired).

Mandatory Units: Unit G1: Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety Unit G6: Promote additional products or services to clients Unit G9: Provide hairdressing consultation services Unit H27: Create a variety of looks using a combination of cutting techniques

Optional Units – Group 1 Unit H33: Style hair using thermal techniques Unit H23: Provide hair extension services Unit H24: Develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills Unit H25: Style and dress hair to achieve a variety of creative looks Unit H26: Style and dress long hair Unit H28: Provide colour correction services Unit H29: Perm hair using a variety of techniques Unit H30: Colour hair using a variety of techniques Unit H31: Provide corrective relaxing services Unit H35: Create complex styles using African Caribbean styling techniques Unit H36: Style hair using locksing techniques Unit BT20: Provide Indian Head Massage treatment

Optional Units – Group 2 Unit G10: Support customer service improvements Unit G11: Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business Unit H32: Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities


Various assessments

Financial information

Level 3 - Fees are £900 for home(EU), £1,250 for funded students and £1,500 for international students.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 10 Months