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Level 3 in Hairdressing

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Course CodeL0334
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaHairdressing & Make-up Artistry
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThis programme is designed to develop advanced hairdressing skills. The qualification is tailored to meet the needs of the industry. There are two pathways for this qualification, the difference being the assessment process. One has end of year exam and synoptic assessment, the other has continuous assessment and on-line exams.
Study OutlineUnits within the qualification: Health and Safety; Consultation; Creative cutting; Colour/colour correction (Level 4 unit) Creatively style and dress hair; Creative hairdressing design skills and Perming.
Entry RequirementsLevel 2 or equivalent in Ladies Hairdressing. Mature candidates with appropriate work experience/hairdressing background. 4 GCSEs at grade C or above/Maths/English initial assessment at Level 1 or above.
EquipmentYou will need your full Level 2 kit plus we will recommend that you purchase additional items required for Level 3 hairstyling. You will also need a uniform, 2 x blocks, a cost is incorporated for consumables and a recommended text book.
AttendanceOne year, full-time, approximately 2 or 3 days a week (dependent on timetables). A minimum of 95% attendance is required.
AssessmentContinuous practical observations in a realistic working environment. Theory by Evolve online testing plus additional evidence obtained by research (guidance provided throughout)/End of year synoptic assessment/final exam
ProgressionProgression to NVQ apprenticeship from VRQ, Full time VRQ in Beauty Therapy or Media Make-up. A range of employment opportunities including salon management, education, cruise liners or further study to Level 4 Diploma/individual awards and related higher education programmes.
QualificationLevel 3 Diploma/Level 3 Technical Diploma
Awarding BodyCity & Guilds
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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