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Hairdressing (Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma) — Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you’d like to master and perfect your hairdressing techniques and become a qualified hairdresser.

You’ll learn advanced hair cutting, styling, perming and colouring techniques, including promotional and photographic work.

You can expect to spend your time at our dedicated Wheeler Gate salon in a busy commercial environment, to gain valuable experience on a variety of customers.

With our dedicated staff, great facilities and top-of-the-range products such as Wella, you will be challenged throughout your course to become the best hairdresser possible.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in our end of year hair show and gain valuable industry experience in a salon placement.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2023/24.

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Location Date
Stoney Street
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: Monday 4th September 2023

Course code: C018896 / Q018897

Qualification

Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma in Hairdressing

Duration

1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need to have completed a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification in a related field and have achieved English and Maths at grade 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths.

All students must undertake and pass a practical dexterity test prior to enrolment to ensure you are suitable for this course.

If you are a progressing student, you must have achieved 90% attendance and passed a relevant Level 2 course. Please speak to your tutor regarding your progression options.

Teaching & assessment

You’ll complete a range of practical observations and written assignments, including end of unit exams, building a portfolio of your work.

Progression

Choose to follow with further study on a Level 3 Barbering programme, or to progress into industry as a qualified hairdresser in a salon or into self-employment. You could also move into a career in the TV and film industry or perhaps into teaching the next generation of hairdressers.

Additional information

You will need to buy a kit and uniform. Kit and uniform costs are to be confirmed and will be discussed at interview.

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.