- Course Code: HB003
- Duration: 1 academic year
- Validated by: City and Guilds
- Study mode: Full Time
This Level 3 Hairdressing course will enable you to be at the level industry requires from their hairdressers, by learning specialist skills and techniques in creative cutting, colouring, styling hair to a commercial standard.
You will benefit from working in our commercial Hair & Beauty Salon, Academy, located on campus, which mirrors a real high street salon environment. You will work with the industry leading brands of Wella, Kerastraight, Olaplex and be guided by our tutors who have a wealth of industry experience, skills and knowledge. You will be introduced to a wide range of skills that you will acquire over the year learning specialist skills and creative techniques to a commercial standard.
You will also have the opportunity of a 30 day work placement within a commercial salon, giving you great experience to boost your CV.
In addition you will take part in enrichment trips in particular attending HJ Live North Show in Manchester, where you will view new techiques and gain tips from the best hairdressers in the industry by watching their seminars and shows. Plus you can get up to speed with all the lastest hairdressing and styling products.
- What will I study?
The course will cover a wide range of units that will give specialist skills to progress your career options. Units include:
- Creatively cut hair
- Colour using a variety of techniques
- Provide colour correction services
- Creatively style and dress longer lenght hair
- Provide strengthening and smoothing using a variety of professional products.
- Support the running of a commercial salon, organising multiple clients and providing a professional service.
- Entry Requirements
You will need to have a Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing.
You will be required to attend an interview.
Full attendance at all times is essential.
- How will I be assessed?
You will take an end point theory exam and a synoptic trade test.
- What can I do next?
Once you have completed your Level 3 course, you will be able to progress into employment within the sector or to University. Many students progress to the University Centre at Blackburn College. A particular course students can progress on to is:
- Business Studies Foundation Degree FdA
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