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Advanced Diploma in Hairdressing – Level 3

This course is ideal if you’d like to perfect your hairdressing skills to work effectively as a senior stylist. You will learn advanced hair cutting, styling and colouring techniques, including promotional activities.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Hair
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/advanced-diploma-in-hairdressing-level-3
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Course Information for Students

This course is ideal if you’d like to perfect your hairdressing skills to work effectively as a senior stylist. You will learn advanced hair cutting, styling and colouring techniques, including promotional activities.

Working with our highly motivated staff in fantastic facilities and using the latest products, you will develop your communication and customer service skills to support your success in a vibrant industry.

As part of your studies, you will be required to complete work experience to further develop your skills and behaviours to meet industry standards.

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 3-4 or above including English and Maths (grade 4 or above)
  • an Intermediate Diploma in the chosen subject to a Merit or Distinction standard

You will have an interview and initial assessment in maths and English and will attend a skills test. You will also be required to present a current portfolio of work at your interview. Parents and carers are welcome to attend the interview but not the initial assessment.

You will study advanced hair cutting, styling and colouring techniques, including promotional activities.

You will also develop your skills in maths and English, which will support your main programme of study, help your future progression and enhance your life skills. 

This course will be delivered on-site.

A kit and uniform are required for the programme. Details will be made available during your interview.

You will be assessed through a range of methods including practical observation, oral questioning, written tests, assignments and preparing a portfolio of evidence. 

Maths and English are assessed through a controlled assessment and a GCSE involves a final exam.

Further study
The teaching staff will advise you on the wide range of opportunities available. These include progression to a Level 4 programme where you can continue to develop your skills in maths and English.

Careers
You can progress your career in salons, in technician roles or in self-employment.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Hairdressers and Barbers

£13284

Hairdressers and Barbers

Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors

£29005

Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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DCG Success Stories

Marissa Hunt at her salon

Marissa Hunt

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

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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Kirstie Peel at the salon

Kirstie Peel

Hair Angels helps learner Kirstie to grow in confidence

Before I started my work experience through Derby College I wasn't that confident and was shy about speaking to clients. I'm much more confident now than I was in my first year and everyone at Hair Angels has been so supportive and friendly. I'm finding it easier every day. I've really come out of myself.

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:56 pm