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Hairdressing NVQ Level 3 at Riverside College Halton

Course description

Course content

The course covers all requirements of todays hairdressing industry including:

  • Hair Extensions
  • Advanced Colouring (including colour correction)
  • Styling and Dressing Hair
  • Cutting Techniques
  • Client Care
  • Promotional Activities

Entry requirements

NVQ2 in Hairdressing (or equivalent), or possess significant experience within the hairdressing industry. Please note there is a selection process for this course.


There are a number of formal end of unit external examinations. Qualification is achieved via continuous assessments, practical observation, oral questioning, written assignments and building a portfolio of evidence.

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Future opportunities

A variety of opportunities will be available to students on completion of this course, including management, technical representative for a hairdressing company and cruise ships. Level 3 is a requirement for progression on to a teacher training course and for progression on to NVQ Level 4 Hairdressing.

Further information

You will be required to follow a professional dress code and provide a specialist hairdressing kit. You will need to provide models for assessments. Access to a camera is essential, as photographic evidence is required for your portfolio.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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