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Level: 3

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 36

Hours: 10.00

Start: 10/09/2018

Days / Times: Various 09:00 to 17:00

Tuition (£): 3345.00*

Exams (£): 95.00**

Concessions: 1200.00***

24+ Loan Amount: 3345.00****

Interview: Y

Course Summary

You will take your skills and knowledge to an advanced level on this rewarding course which leads to a nationally recognised qualification from City & Guilds. There are optional units to suit your individual needs and interests as you prepare for more senior hairdressing roles.

Entry requirements

You need to be highly motivated and demonstrate a keen interest in your chosen subject. Offers of a place on the course are dependent on your qualifications and practical aptitude. You will need:

  • a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and/or Maths (grade 4 or above) and Science
  • an Intermediate Diploma in the chosen subject to a Merit or Distinction standard. 

Course Content

You will study:
  • Monitoring and maintaining health and safety practice in the salon
  • Consultation support for colleagues on hair services
  • Cutting women’s hair in various styles
  • Styling and dressing hair using a variety of techniques
  • Colouring hair
  • Creative hairdressing design skills
  • Colour correction

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by a range of methods including practical observation, online tests, assignments and preparing a portfolio of evidence. Assessments are on-going throughout the year.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There is a kit and uniform to purchase.  Full details will be given at your interview.

What can I do after this course?

Further Study

The teaching staff will advise you on the wide range of opportunities available. These include progression to the Level 4 programme.
 
Careers
 
You can progress your career in salons, in technician roles or in self-employment.

 

 

 

 

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
** Exam - This fee is to cover the cost of registration with the relevant awarding body.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.
**** Advanced Learner Loan: if you are aged 19 or over and want to study at Level 3, 4, 5 or 6, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of your study. This is the fee that would need to be financed by a successful application for a loan. Alternatively, you or your employer could pay the fees directly.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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Marissa Hunt

Marissa Hunt

Hair and beauty salon’s future is looking good for Marissa

Former Derby College student Marissa Hunt always knew she wanted to run her own hair salon.
In fact before she had even finished her studies at the Roundhouse she had set her sights on Effleurage in Langley Mill.
Now, nearly 10 years after first acquiring the business, Marissa has grown the salon to include beauty and has also recently taken on her third Derby College apprentice.
Marissa – whose sister Melanie Morris also trained at Derby College and who also has her own salon – enjoyed her level 2 and 3 courses and worked hard.
Effleurage, now has nine self-employed staff as well as 17 year old apprentice Danielle Fretwell, who first began working at the salon as a 14-year-old Saturday girl.
Although Marissa is fully qualified in hair and beauty, she is currently concentrating on managing the business with a view to continuing to grow the beauty side and create further employment opportunities.

When I started at Derby College I was nearly 30 and I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I was ready to learn. My tutors were very helpful and supportive. They knew I was ambitious and that I wanted to open my own salon and they supported me to achieve my goal.


I originally studied at the old Mackworth site but when
that closed I moved to the college's new Sensi salon at the Roundhouse, which was very nice.

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