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Level 3

Diploma in Hairdressing for Cutting & Styling

Level 3 & Beauty Therapy Certificate Level 3

Entry Requirements:

You need to have a strong interest in acquiring the skills and knowledge which will prepare you for a career in the hair and beauty industry. You need to have completed the level 2 Diplomas in Hair and Beauty. You must be motivated and enthusiastic about the hair and beauty industry.

Length of Course:

Two years

Examination Board:

City and Guilds

Assessment:

The Hair and Beauty Diplomas will mostly incorporate internal assessment. However external assessment will also be required for some of the units. Assessment for practical’s is done in a realistic learning environment, on paying clients. Theory assignments will be carried out and assessed for each unit.

Progression:

Further studies in hair and beauty at university. Career pathways from Hair and Beauty Diplomas lead to salons, fashion, health and fitness, well-being, retailing, paramedical treatment, film and television, complimentary and alternative medicine, care and the creative industries.

The level 3 Beauty Certificate
will include the following units:

  • Working with colleagues within beauty related industries
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Promote and sell products and services to the client
  • Provide body massage
  • Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
  • Provide Indian head massage
  • Apply stone therapy massage

The Hair Diploma
will include the following units:

  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in
    the salon
  • Consultation support for colleagues on hair services
  • Cut women’s hair to create a variety of looks
  • Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
  • Cut men’s hair to create a variety of looks.
  • Display stock to promote sales in a salon.
  • Scalp Massage Services.
  • Salon Reception.
  • Hair extension services.
  • Creative hairdressing design skills.
  • Promote and sell products to clients.

Working together for individual success