Hairdressing Apprenticeship Level 3

If you are looking to hone your skills in hairdressing and styling, then this is the course for you.


  • Knowledge based qualification – level 3,
  • Competence based qualification - level 3,
  • English - level 2,
  • maths - level 2,
  • Employee rights and responsibilities.

You will cover:

  • health and safety,
  • advising and consulting with clients,
  • shampooing and conditioning and treating the hair and scalp,
  • changing hair colour,
  • styling and dressing hair,
  • cutting hair using basic techniques,
  • salon reception duties.

Entry Requirements

  • An appropriate level 2 Apprenticeship, or
  • GCSE grade A*-C in English language
  • experience of working in a hairdressing role,
  • good communication skills, and
  • you should demonstrate an interest or knowledge of working in the vocational area and wish to take up a career in a relevant industry.

Assessment Methods

At college and in the workplace. You may need to take exams.


You can go on to employment or study hairdressing at University level.

This course is a perfect opportunity for you to hone your craft in hairdressing and could lead to further employment.

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