City & Guilds NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Workplace Learning You'll need to be in full time employment in the sector to apply for this course and your assessor will visit you in the workplace to complete your NVQ qualification.

Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
Start dates available from August 2023


2 years

In a nutshell

This course focuses on the development of the underlying principles and advanced practical skills required in the hairdressing industry. It's ideal for those who are currently employed in a hairdressing salon and all assessments are conducted in the workplace.

This course is for...

... anyone currently working/employed in a hairdressing salon environment with a regular client base

... those who have completed a Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing

... those with a passion for hairdressing

... hardworking individuals with good communication skills.

Course content

During this course, you’ll cover units such as

  • Client consultation
  • Colour correction and advanced colour techniques
  • Advanced and creative cutting
  • Planning and delivering promotional activities
  • Creatively dressing long hair for a range of occasions
  • Bridal hair
  • Gents cutting
  • Health and safety
  • Employability Skills

This course will build on your intermediate hairdressing skills and help you develop more creative techniques.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to hold a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification for entry to this course.

Additional information

You’ll need to be self-motivated, hardworking, have a friendly personality and a high level of personal presentation.

Where can I study City & Guilds NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing Level 3?

Crosskeys Campus
(Workplace Learning)
Start Date: 01 August 2023

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team