Age

19+

Start Date

September 2024

Entry Requirements

Proficient in English reading, writing, listening and speaking

Duration

1 year

Fees & Funding

£2,583 (loans available)

19+ Level 3 Diploma

Hairdressing (with Colouring & Styling)

This course is designed for those aged 19+ with no qualifications or experience in hairdressing, and includes the necessary Level 2 units so that you don’t have to spend extra time and money to start your career as a hair stylist or colour technician.

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You could work within hair in the film industry

Stacey, LCBT Tutor

Course Overview

19+ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing (with Colouring & Styling)

Our Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing (with Colouring & Styling) is designed for those aged 19+ with no prior experience in hairdressing, teaching you a range of essential and advanced skills to help you start your career as a hair stylist or colourist. Your course is embedded with the required Level 2 modules, which means you don’t have to spend additional time and money to gain a Level 2 qualification first.  

You’ll learn to create a variety of looks using advanced cutting techniques, enhance your skills in dressing and styling hair, and increase your knowledge of colouring techniques and products. We’ll also teach you more about health and safety practices, selling and promoting your services and products, and how to support colleagues with consultations.  

Practical learning takes place in LCBT’s own Salon where you will have the opportunity to practice your skills with real clients, as well as modelling for other students and sourcing your own models for practical training and assessments. We will provide you with a uniform to wear whilst you are at college and your own hairdressing kit to practice techniques. 

Units 

Level 2:

  • Working in the Hair Industry
  • Follow Health & Safety in the Salon
  • Shampoo & Condition the Hair & Scalp
  • Colour & Lighten Hair
  • The Art of Dressing Hair 

Level 3:

  • Monitoring & Maintaining Health & Safety in the Salon 
  • Consultation Support for Colleagues  
  • Styling & Dressing Hair Using a Variety of Techniques 
  • Cutting Women’s Hair to Create a Variety of Looks 
  • Colouring Hair to Create a Variety of Looks 
  • Bridal Hairstyling 
  • Promoting & Selling Products & Services to Clients 

Enrichment 

You’ll gain practical industry experience and have the opportunity to attend or take part in beauty industry shows, events and careers fairs to help build your knowledge, experience and professional network. 

Assessment 

Practical assessment, task assignments and online examination.  

Awarding Body & Qualification  

City & Guilds London Institute 

Level 3 Diploma in Hair Services 

Entry Requirements 

Aged 19+ 

If you don’t hold a relevant Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing, this will be integrated as part of your one year course. If you already have a relevant Level 2 qualification, you will join the course approximately 8 weeks later. 

Proficient in English reading, writing, listening and speaking. 

Overseas Applicants 

Evidence of your legal right to study in the UK will be required. LCBT is unable to provide any assistance with visa applications. 

Important Information 

We are a diverse college and you may be in a group with students of all genders. You will be required to perform and receive all treatments with students on your course.  If you cannot have certain treatments performed for medical reasons please ensure you let us know when you apply.

Start Dates 

September 2024 

Duration & Timetable 

One year, two days per week, which may include some weekends and evenings. 

Course fees 

19+ with Advanced Learner Loan: £2,583 

Private and overseas applicants: £2,788 (includes materials, uniform and exam fees) 

 Material fees 

19+ with Advanced Learner Loan: £185* 

Private and overseas applicants: included in course fees 

*If you already have a full Level 2 hairdressing kit, the materials fee is £47 

Uniform fees 

19+ with Advanced Learner Loan: £23 

Private and overseas applicants: included in course fees 

Exam fees

19+ with Advanced Learner Loan: £135

Private and overseas applicants: included in course fees

On successful completion of this course you will gain a Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing (with Colouring & Styling) and you’ll be ready to take on a role as a Senior Stylist. 

Our careers advisors can help you decide on the route that is right for you and offer coaching and guidance to support you in securing a job in the hairdressing industry. You’ll also have access to our online Job Shop with current vacancies across the UK.