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Level 3 VRQ Diploma inWomen's Hairdressing

This full-time programme of study builds on the skills gained at Level 2. You'll learn advanced skills, including advanced cutting, colour correction, and creative colouring techniques, whilst exploring current and emerging trends within the hairdressing industry.

Alongside your studies, you’ll work in the training salons as a stylist, giving you the opportunity to enhance and develop your skills whilst building strong interpersonal skills in preparation for industry.

Key Facts

Programme Costs:

The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.



Course Code:

  • 24/25QFH5081

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time

Course Duration:

1 Year


  • September 2024


  • Advanced techniques in cutting hair
  • Advanced techniques in colouring hair
  • Advanced techniques in creative styling
  • Advanced techniques in dressing hair
  • Advanced perming techniques
  • Health and safety
  • Consultation
  • Creative hairdressing design skills
  • Colour correction (Level 4 unit)

A kit and uniform is required to work in the salon. A bursary is available for kit and uniform requirements, subject to eligibility. Find out more: Student Services


This course also offers:

  • Visits to national hair shows
  • A visit to professional colouring and colour correction workshops, product workshops and bridal hair workshops
  • Demonstrations and workshops from specialist manufacturers
  • Opportunities for work experience in our training salons
  • Industry placement


A Level 2 diploma in Hairdressing, plus GCSE (or Functional Skills) English and Maths at grade C/4 (or Level 2)


Upon completion of this course, you can further your skills by progressing on to an Apprenticeship, through additional short specialist courses, or by entering the hairdressing industry or self-employment as a stylist or session stylist.

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