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  • Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing

  • Qualifications summary These qualifications are based on the National Occupational Standards. They are preparation for work qualifications which require learners to develop the skills and knowledge required in the hair industry. 

    Opportunities for progression The Level 3 Diplomas in Hairdressing and Barbering are suitable for people who have taken a level 2 or level 3 qualifications, and/or have been working in the industry and are looking to accredit their skills and knowledge. These qualifications provide progression opportunities for those with intentions of progressing into employment 

    3002-30 Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing

    . All mandatory units must be achieved which is 48 credits and a minimum of 10 credits from the optional units. The recommended GLH is 493 hours. Mandatory Units (all must be completed)

    Credits GLH 302 Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

    303 Consultation support for colleagues on hair services

    304 Cut women’s hair to create a variety of looks

    305 Style and dress hair using a variety of Techniques

    306 Colour hair to create a variety of looks

    316 Creative Hairdressing Design Skills

    308 Perm hair to create a variety of looks

    Optional Units – minimum of 10 credits required

    307 Human resource management within the hair and beauty sector

    310 Make and style a Hair Addition

    311 Bridal Hairstyling techniques

    410 Hair colour correction

    205 Promote products and services to Clients in a salon

    213 Display stock to promote sales in a salon

    215 Provide scalp massage services

    216 Salon reception duties

    317 Promote and sell products and services to clients 

     

    Barbering

    3002-31 Level 3 Diploma in Barbering

    A minimum of 54 credits is All mandatory units must be achieved which is 35 credits and a minimum of 19 credits from the optional units. GLH is 454 hours.

    Mandatory Units (all must be completed) Credits 

    GLH

    302 Monitor and maintain health and safety Practice in the salon

    303 Consultation support for colleagues on hair services

    312 Cut men’s hair to create a variety of Looks 5 44

    313 Cut facial hair to create a variety of Looks

    306 Colour hair to create a variety of looks*

    316 Creative Hairdressing Design Skills

    318 Provide shaving and face massage services*

    Optional Units – minimum of 19 credits required

    307 Human resource management within the hair and beauty sector

    308 Perm hair to create a variety of looks

    309 Provide hair extension services

    310 Make and Style a Hair Addition

    317 Promote and sell products and services to clients

    410 Hair colour correction

    411 Design and create patterns in hair

    205 Promote products and services to clients in a salon

    213 Display stock to promote sales in a salon

    215 Provide scalp massage services

    216 Salon reception duties

    NB Units ‘Colour hair to create a variety of looks’ and ‘Provide shaving and face * massage services’ are barred against each other and cannot be taken together.

    Course duration approximately week’s full time equivalent.

    (Please speak with an advisor for current attendance options)

    Delivery method A mixture of prior home study, classroom revision and workshop practical training and assessments.

    Assessment methods online multiple choice tests, practical and written assessments.

    Entry requirements Candidates must be able to demonstrate good customer service

    How much does it cost? contact the centre for details