Women’s Hairdressing Level 3 Diploma

The programme is designed for those who require a nationally recognised qualification in advanced hairdressing skills.

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  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Location

    Guildford College

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Topics include: creative colouring, colour correction, consultation, creative cutting of women’s hair, create design skills, perm hair to create a variety of looks and hair extensions.

All 16-19 year olds on full-time programmes will be required to retake GCSE English and Maths or to undertake Functional Skills, if they have not already attained the equivalent of a GCSE grade C in these subjects, every year of their course, until they complete their studies.

All those employed as hairdressers require a wide range of further skills for the progression to management and training of staff.

The College has a vibrant hairdressing salon open to the public. This course provides the opportunity to develop your creative skills, further your understanding of fashion and photography.

Through practical and theoretical lessons.

You could move on to a careers as a fashion stylist or work on the cruise ships.

You need to have a Hairdressing Level 2 Diploma or equivalent, plus English Language at GCSE at grade 4 or above. Working towards Grade 4 in Maths

Educational visits form an an important part of the course and cost approx £30. Other costs are approx uniform £60, kit £55 and course book £35 plus on line support.

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  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
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