This course is ideal if your dream is to be part of the service industry. At Level 3 you will gain an excellent range of skills which will enable you to gain further skills that will enhance your career opportunities.
You will be introduced to all aspects of hairdressing and will 'learn by doing'. The programme is flexible and you will have the opportunity to gain further qualifications. The course will move at a pace to enable you to develop as an individual and manage your own learning with assistance from our experienced and dedicated and highly qualified staff who will give you full support as you develop your skills and abilities. You will develop and maintain a high level of professional behaviour and work ethos.
A Learning Resource Centre is available.
Successful completion of this course offers progression to Levels 4 and 5.
This course will provide an understanding of the sector and the vocational skills and knowledge required for hairdressing. It will also give you an awareness of the range of jobs and work settings in the hairdressing field and will enable you to make an informed decision about your future career.
You will study a total of 58 Credits which will include Health & Safety, Consultation Services and Hair Colouring/Colour Correction alongside many more exciting and interesting subjects, including Creative Hair Styling to ensure your confidence in salon situations.
If you complete this qualification, you will have the opportunity to work in ‘Centenary Hair’, our city centre salon, to enhance your skills.
You will need to have NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing. You will have an initial screening test for Literacy where you need to achieve at least Level 1. You will also have a dexterity skill test. You need to be enthusiastic and self motivated, have the desire to succeed and want to be at the top in the hairdressing industry. You need to be hard working, have a cheerful disposition and treat everyone fairly and with respect.
You will need to be willing to commit to 100% attendance.
Experience of working in a salon will enhance your application.
You will learn in fully equipped hair salons and by working on members of the public.
You will develop:
In addition to your innovative learning experience you can participate in extra curricular activities such as attending Hairdressing exhibitions. The course also offers you the opportunity to gain new skills on the innovative annual 'Skills Week ' programme. This is highly sought after by all students for additional training for both external companies, celebrity guests and staff offering the most up-to-date techniques.
You will also be able to enter hairdressing competitions and have access to the prestigious Style Academy
You will be assessed:
Awarding Body: City & Guilds
Level: Level 3
Duration: One year
General Enquiries: 01274 433333
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