Hairdressing Level 3 Diploma

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details


College 16-18,Adult

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Hair & Media Make-up

Course Overview

There is a national trend for highly qualified hairdressers who cater for a wide variety of clients seeking creative high fashion looks. Our Level 3 Hairdressing programme will develop and perfect your hairdressing skill set giving you a head start when seeking employment or setting up your own business. Training takes place in our professional academy salons. working on clients you will gain a range of hairdressing skills and techniques to support you in your future career.

The programme includes advanced styling and dressing hair, colouring and colour correction, advanced cutting techniques and client consultation. Our industry expert teachers will support you to develop confidence and expertise to a high professional standard. The course will support you in the promotion of products and develop your business and entrepreneurial skills.

4 GCSE’s at grade 3 including English or Maths at grade 4
Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
Successful interview with Hairdressing Expert

This course will provide opportunities for you to develop and enhance your skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for an independent and confident stylist.

Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
Cut women’s hair to create a variety of looks
Creative colouring
Advanced consultations
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Promote products and services
Bridal and hair colour correction

Level 4 Salon Management

Career Options:
Hairdressing Salon
Freelance Stylist
Account Manager for Salon Industry Companies
Cruise Liners

As part of the qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will showcase your knowledge and understanding that you have learnt.

Observed work on real clients
Witness statement for your extended work placement
Audio-visual media
Written questions
Online testing
Oral questioning
Case studies

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and ther European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on the 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners – please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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