4 x GCSE's Grade A*-C / 9-4 including maths and English, level 2 hairdressing. To be accepted to study this qualification you should have successfully achieved one of the following; a Level 2 qualification in hairdressing, an intermediate apprenticeship in hairdressing or an interview/skills test.
If you do not meet these entry requirements please ask about our Level 2 programmes
The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing is a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards (NOS). This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as an advanced hairdresser. Throughout this qualification you will monitor procedures to safely control work operations, provide hairdressing consultation services, creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques and promote additional services or products to clients.
Who is the course suitable for?
If you have completed levels 1 and 2 in hairdressing and have a job in a salon but are keen to progress to the advanced level of hairdressing then this is the right course for you.
This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and has both mandatory and optional units for you to achieve. The mandatory specialist units are; creatively style and dress hair, creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques, creatively colour and lighten hair, provide client consultation services.
Development of Maths and English
Students who have not yet achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and Maths will have to continue taking these subjects up to the age of 18, as per government requirements. At Central Bedfordshire College Students who have a D/3 in GCSE Maths and English will be required to retake these GCSE subjects in order to obtain at least a C/4 grade at GCSE level.
Employability Skills Development
You will be provided with information on the latest trends and developments in the industry. And employability skills will be embedded within the course while working within a realistic working environment.
How will the course be taught?
You will be taught by highly qualified and experienced hairdressing professionals who will use a wide variety of teaching methods to help you to learn and progress to the next level. Lectures, discussions, independent research, practical assessments, assignments and exams.You will be expected to gather evidence of both the practical skills and underpinning knowledge for each unit you study and create a portfolio of evidence for the qualification.
How will I know how well I am doing?
Every student has a personal tutor who will meet with their learners on a regular basis to ensure they are making good progress. Tutors make sure that you receive regular feedback, manage your workload and meet college expectations.
Are there any additional costs?
Full Uniform, shoes and kit plus trips.
What course can I do next?
You could look for work in related fields such as: Cruise ships Spas Television and film Salons
Where can I get further support / advice?
Please apply online and you will be invited for an interview with the subject teacher who will discuss the course fully with you.
How do I join the course?
Please apply online
16-18 £0.00 19-23 £1287.00 24+ £1287.00