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Level 3

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing


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 skills
  • Hair colour correction


Anyone wishing start on this Level 3 course, must have successfully completed the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or equivalent.
16-19 yrs
You will also need to complete a weekly minimum of 5 hours home study and an industry placement or work experience outside of your programme of study hours to ensure that you develop your Level 2 skills and increase employability.
You must have a minimum of Level 2 English (reading, writing and comprehension).

All students should demonstrate a friendly mature attitude, good communication skills, good punctuality and impeccable attendance, as well as taking pride in your personal appearance.

An interview is required for this course.

We require a minimum of 95% attendance, so please ensure that you can commit to the course days/times prior to accepting any offers.
You must show commitment and flexibility as due to exams, department trips and training days, timetable changes may occur.


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