Vocational Course

Women's Hairdressing Level 3 Diploma


About this course

This course is intended to provide an understanding of the vocational skills and knowledge required by the industry.

You will be trained by staff who have many years of industry experience, in advanced techniques, to give you the chance to become the best Hairdresser you can possibly be.

You will be encouraged to use your own creativity to produce hairstyles and looks for clients which demonstrate your own artistic flair.

It will also help you to be aware of the amazing and diverse employment opportunities afforded you by gaining your level 3 Diploma.

What will I learn?

During the course you will develop practical skills and theoretical knowledge including:

  • Cutting
  • Colouring
  • Perming
  • Extensions
  • Bridal Hair

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by practical observation, assignments and online testing.

What do I need?

General Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade A*-C including English and Maths at grade 4 (grade C)

Specific Requirements

  • Level 2 Women's Hairdressing

In certain circumstances we will accept variations to this entry guide and create a personalised programme.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - Business HNC with Salon Management or choose from a range of HNC/D, Foundation Degree and advanced professional qualifications
  • Careers - salon management at home and abroad, senior stylist and self-employment

Additional Information

You will gain practical experience in the College's professional salons but a salon placement would be beneficial.