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The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies has been designed for learners developing their skill set to a creative level.
Through this qualification you will expand your skills and knowledge you already possess by monitoring the health and safety in the salon for your colleagues and your clients, supporting colleagues with their consultations and promote services and products to your clients.
You will also learn how to develop a variety of looks using advanced cutting techniques and increase your ability to style and dress your clients hair. You will also increase your knowledge on colouring products and techniques
Units that you will study include:
- Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
- Hairdressing consultation support for colleagues
- Cut women’;s hair to create a variety of looks
- Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
- Colour hair to create a variety of looks
- Promote and sell products and services to clients
- Creative hairdressing design skills
- Perm hair to create a variety of looks
Age 16-18 Years
You must have a minimum of 3 x GCSEs at grade 3 or above – to include Maths, English and Science
An interview is required for this course.
You can progress on to other specialist Level 2 and 3 qualifications, such as makeup artistry, beauty therapy, barbering or part time courses.
- Salon stylist
- Working on a Cruise liner
- Senior stylist
- Freelance hairdresser
- Salon owner
Internal assessment (any requirements will be shown in the unit)
Assessment is set, marked and internally quality assured by the centre to clearly demonstrate achievement of the learning outcomes. Assessment is sampled by VTCT external quality assurers.
External assessment (any requirements will be shown in the unit)
Externally assessed question papers completed electronically will be set and marked by VTCT. Externally assessed hard-copy question papers will be set by VTCT, marked by centre staff and sampled by VTCT external quality assurers.
VTCT qualifications are assessed and verified by centre staff. Work will be set to improve your practical skills, knowledge and understanding. For practical elements, you will be observed by your assessor. All your work must be collected in a portfolio of evidence and cross referenced to requirements listed in this record of assessment book. Your centre will have an internal quality assurer whose role is to check that your assessment and evidence is valid and reliable and meets VTCT and regulatory requirements.
An external quality assurer, appointed by VTCT, will visit your centre to sample and quality-check assessments, the internal quality assurance process and the evidence gathered. You may be asked to attend on a different day from usual if requested by the external quality assurer.
You will be required to purchase a professional kit and uniform ( Approx. £400 )
(You may be eligible for a bursary to fund these items.)
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The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.