Womens Hairdressing Diploma Level 3





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About the course

Hairdressing is constantly changing and in this competitive industry you have to be ahead of the game. The second year of our outstanding hairdressing course will enable you to develop your existing skills further by gaining new and up-to-date hairdressing skills, techniques and knowledge. The course also offers you a variety of opportunities for work experience, national and photographic competitions and hairdressing events. Join us and see for yourself! 

Entry Requirements

  • Hairdressing qualification at Level 2
  • Record of Achievement showing excellent attendance and punctuality  
  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs, including a 3 (D) in English or working towards Level 2 Functional Skills
  • Good communication skills


What will I do on this course?


There are four mandatory units and several optional units

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations  
  • Colour hair using a variety of techniques
  • Creatively style and dress hair
  • Provide hairdressing consultation services  
  • Develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills
  • Advising and consulting with clients
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques
  • Create a variety of permed effects


Who is it for?


You would already have a qualification in hairdressing at level 2, maybe gained here at City of Bristol College or with another provider, perhaps there has been a break in your studies either way you will find this course challenges and develops your skills, Both your practical and theory skills will be stretched and at the end of the course you will be able to carry out advanced styling, cutting and colouring successfully.  


How to apply

Please click on the 'Apply' button below



How Is this course assessed?


There is no end examination on the hairdressing qualification, however there is a small test for functional skills.  You are assessed continually through a mixture of:    

  • Online assessment
  • Assignments
  • Practical Assessments of tasks


What could I do next?


Once you have completed the course you will have an international qualification that could take you around the world. It does not matter what age, sex or creed, everybody has hair and it needs to be cut! Alternatively you could augment your qualification with an associated discipline such as beauty or holistic course  

  • Self employment
  • Work in a salon


Additional cost


In order to continue your development you will need to buy a top up kit. These kits are designed to provide you with the tools to continue in your career

  • Uniform £33.00
  • Materials £30.00 Approx
  • Kit £75.00 Approx



 You will need an interview for this course 



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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