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Hairdressing Level 3 Diploma (VRQ) at South Downs College

Course description

This is a one year program designed to develop both your Hairdressing and creative skills to a more advanced level.

This is a high level qualification; you will be expected to do a considerable amount of work in your own time.

Part time employment in the Hairdressing industry would be an advantage. However, work experience in a salon will take place as part of your course.

As part of the course you will be expected to undertake skills development which may include studies in English and Maths.

 

Course content

This course will enable you to develop creative cutting using a combination of techniques. Further skills will include advanced colouring techniques, styling and dressing hair creatively.

This exciting course will allow you the opportunity to showcase your Hairdressing skills in a professional Hair Show.

This is a high level qualification; you will be expected to do a considerable amount of work in your own time.

Part time employment in the Hairdressing industry would be an advantage. However, work experience in a salon will take place as part of your course.

As part of the course you will be expected to undertake skills development which may include studies in English and Maths.

 

Entry requirements

You will need an NVQ/Diploma at Level 2 in Hairdressing. The successful candidate will have an excellent attendance record and skill base. Salon experience would be beneficial, however it is not essential. Skills testing prior to course commencement may be required.

Assessment

  • Practical – Practical assessment will be carried out on paying clients in the training Salon. All practical work carried out will need to be recorded via a digital camera to form the evidence to be included with your portfolio.
  • Attempts at assessment are made when you feel you have a good chance of successfully meeting the performance criteria.
  • Assessments are recorded in your assessment book. Throughout the course you will need to keep records of the work you complete, so that these may be used to form the basis of your portfolio.
  • Exams – There is a mixture of exams which are in the form of on-line-testing. There is also a considerable amount of project, assignment and portfolio work for this course.
  • Homework – Homework is set as a revision task for on-line testing you will also be required to complete a client write-up.

 

Financial information

ou will need a kit of professional hairdressing equipment which can be purchased on course commencement and a compulsory uniform.

For theory classes you will need paper, pens, pencils and an A4 ring binder for theory notes. Additional equipment requirements will be discussed at interview.

Future opportunities

Employment within the hairdressing industry at a more senior level, or on cruise liners.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 May 2016

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