QUALIFICATION
Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing
LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne
Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
13 September 2022
12 September 2022
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Hairdressing Diploma

A progression route for Level 2 hairdressers wanting to gain employment within the hairdressing industry. This course is aimed at learners wishing to further their existing hairdressing skills in advanced techniques. You will be expected to attend College for two/three days a week and will be required to work to high professional standards.

You will train in one of our industry standard salons, work in a realistic environment and use the latest equipment, machinery and products within the industry. When you are confident enough and have practiced the techniques to a level 3 standard, you will be able to provide services to paying customers.

Alongside the training, you will be required to complete work related experience within the industry to enrich your programme of study and gain employability skills. You are also required to complete course work and research in your own time towards completion of this qualification.

QUALIFICATION
Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing
LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
13 September 2022, 12 September 2022
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

Students on this course also get to develop their work based skills; recognising the importance of professional practice. You will learn how to cut women’s and men’s hair using a variety of advanced techniques, creatively colour and lighten hair, creatively style and dress hair, colour correction services and be involved with induction, consultation, treatment care and advice, as well as tailoring aftercare advice to individual clients.

Our tutors are industry professionals and they will demonstrate the practical techniques as well as best practice so that you can be sure that you are equipped with the skills and know-how to perform these services independently.

Practical skills are developed on training heads - once a level of competence is reached you will work on paying clients.

Entry requirements

You will need a Level 2 hairdressing qualification and a real interest in the hairdressing industry. You should be enthusiastic to learn a variety of advanced practical skills and the associated knowledge, which will develop your employment opportunities within the hairdressing industry. As with all hairdressing professions, you will need to create the right impression with your clients and must therefore be professional, courteous and discreet. Excellent communication skills are essential. This is an intensive, knowledge-based course and we do look for enthusiasm and motivation to succeed on the course.

Work experience

You are expected to find an external industrial work placement while on the course. This will help you gain valuable work experience to help you develop a career in this exciting industry.

Assessment

Theory is delivered for each unit and in house exams are set, however emphasis is placed on practical learning. Paying clients are to be used for practical assessment.

Alongside the theory you will produce a portfolio of your work which will be verified and should include assessment books, projects, and theoretical work

Progression

Afterwards, you may wish to progress on to the salon management qualification or use your new qualification to gain employment in industry. Opportunities exist in the UK as well as overseas for this fast growing industry. You may move into management or become a trainer, lecturer or a company field technician.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

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Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Students on this course also get to develop their work based skills; recognising the importance of professional practice. You will learn how to cut women’s and men’s hair using a variety of advanced techniques, creatively colour and lighten hair, creatively style and dress hair, colour correction services and be involved with induction, consultation, treatment care and advice, as well as tailoring aftercare advice to individual clients.

Our tutors are industry professionals and they will demonstrate the practical techniques as well as best practice so that you can be sure that you are equipped with the skills and know-how to perform these services independently.

Practical skills are developed on training heads - once a level of competence is reached you will work on paying clients.

You will need a Level 2 hairdressing qualification and a real interest in the hairdressing industry. You should be enthusiastic to learn a variety of advanced practical skills and the associated knowledge, which will develop your employment opportunities within the hairdressing industry. As with all hairdressing professions, you will need to create the right impression with your clients and must therefore be professional, courteous and discreet. Excellent communication skills are essential. This is an intensive, knowledge-based course and we do look for enthusiasm and motivation to succeed on the course.

You are expected to find an external industrial work placement while on the course. This will help you gain valuable work experience to help you develop a career in this exciting industry.

Theory is delivered for each unit and in house exams are set, however emphasis is placed on practical learning. Paying clients are to be used for practical assessment. Alongside the theory you will produce a portfolio of your work which will be verified and should include assessment books, projects, and theoretical work

Afterwards, you may wish to progress on to the salon management qualification or use your new qualification to gain employment in industry. Opportunities exist in the UK as well as overseas for this fast growing industry. You may move into management or become a trainer, lecturer or a company field technician.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Dates & Locations

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 13 September 2022
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  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 12 September 2022
  • Apply Now
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Course Code 10009-CAM-22, 10445-STA-22

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