Women's Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This one-year course is designed to advance existing hairdressing skills and knowledge and offers a natural progression route from the Level 2 hairdressing qualification.

Units may include:

  • Develop advanced cutting and colouring techniques.
  • Client consultation
  • Develop and enhance creative hairdressing skills.
  • Style and dress long hair
  • Colour correction
  • Creative perming

Assessment Methods

Assessments take place throughout the course and include practical observations, oral questions, written assignments and online multiple-choice tests.

Progression Options

On successful completion, you may choose to progress to a Level 3 Diploma in Barbering or Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects & Media Make-up. Alternatively, you could seek employment in a hair salon, own your own salon business, become a wig maker, work in the film industry or with industry giants such as L’Oréal.

Course Summary

Course Title Women’s Hairdressing Diploma Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need a good reference and five GCSEs in the range 9 to 4 including English and Maths along with a Level 2 hairdressing qualification, at merit profile. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.

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I love the social aspect to College and hanging out with friends, but also think the course will set me up in the future. I’ve been able to improve my skills, learn new techniques and the tutors have given me excellent advice about working in a salon.

Bobbi Shute

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