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Level 3 Technical Diploma in Hairdressing at West Kent College

Course description

This course has been directly linked to the industry to ensure you will be able to secure employment or take your skills abroad. It allows you to enter the hairdressing profession with greater creative skills, enhancing your employment prospects.

Based in our salon and on work experience, you will cover all aspects of creative hair design, including advanced techniques in:

• Creative cutting and styling
• Colouring creatively
• Perming creatively
• Long hair work
• Photoshoot/competition work
• Work experience

You also have the opportunity to develop additional skills such as bridal and creative work. You will need to buy specialist equipment and clothing.

Entry requirements

You will need five GCSEs at Grades A*-C/9-4, including English and maths. Alternatively, a Level 2 Hair qualification at Merit or Distinction, with a Grade C/4 GCSE in English and maths.

Your enrolment is subject to a successful interview, references and a skills assessment.

Future opportunities

Progress into employment in the hairdressing industry.

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: 30 October 2018
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    • West Kent College in Tonbridge offers you a wide choice of courses for a fantastic learning experience. Choose from A-Levels, work-related options such as beauty therapy, construction or motor vehicle, Apprenticeships giving you the chance to earn while you learn, all the way up to university-level programmes in a range of subjects.

      The College gives you the freedom to learn in your own way, in an environment that offers first-class facilities and lecturers with industry experience. We will help you find the right course and, often, when your course is completed, help you to find work in the career you are aspiring to.

      Tonbridge campus

      At the Tonbridge campus, students benefit from new buildings including a fantastic theatre seating over 300, television and radio studios, light and airy design studios, photography studios and darkrooms, music rehearsal rooms and recording studios.

      Students can enjoy the latest technology, such as leading-edge IT facilities, a Learning Resource Centre with over 20,000 resources and new science laboratories.

      There is also a range of facilities open to staff, students and the public, including hairdressing and beauty salons and a restaurant with a view over the Weald.