Hairdressing NVQ Level 3

This advanced course is designed for mature students to develop existing skills and work with new ideas to progress to higher standards. You will work towards a nationally recognised qualification at Level 3.

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1 Year


Start: week commencing 9th September 2019




Study time will be for one evening a week for 34 weeks. You will be required to combine practical sessions with a theory session. The theory side of the course will help to develop and evaluate your own business. Practical sessions will cover advanced colour correction work and practical activities.

Entry Requirements

You should have a level 2 hairdressing qualification and be working in the industry. You may be required to pass a trade test before enrolment.

Assessment Methods

There will be no formal examinations- you will be assessed continually, either by observation or project work. The certificate is awarded on completion of a portfolio.


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Fees & Funding

Image and appearance are important in the hairdressing industry. Represent your industry well and you will win the confidence of the client at first sight. There are professional standards of dress and appearance which must be followed so you will be required to wear college salon uniform.

The amount you pay towards course fees varies according to individual circumstances – you should contact the course tutor to discuss this.  Just like any other college you will be expected to pay for some essential costs.  A loan is available to cover the tuition fees for the course – the Advanced Learning Loan.  For details on this, please click here.

In addition to the programme fee you will be required to pay registration and examination fees to the appropriate awarding body, purchase a kit and uniform.

  • Tuition: £1,088
  • Exam: £105
  • Materials: £30
  • Kit: £165
  • Uniform: £42 (tunic and black trousers)
  • Total: £1430


For more information on applying for this course please see the Apply page.

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