City & Guilds NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
04 September 2023
*Enrolment still open


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Diploma Level 2 Hairdressing

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 you if...

... 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.

What will I be doing?

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.

What is expected of me?

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

What comes next?

Employment in a salon, cruise liners, as technical representatives or in the media. There are also progression opportunities into higher education and foundation degree programmes.

Additional information

As a condition of your place on this course, you will be expected to purchase the appropriate kit, from our approved supplier, costing approximately £140.

To reflect industry expectations, you will be required to wear a Coleg Gwent salon uniform which is to be ordered from our approved supplier. For 2023/2024 the college will fund the cost of one full uniform. Details on how to order your free uniform and additional sets, with supplier payment options, can be obtained from your Head of School, Lecturer or Technician. The price for 2023/2024 is £45.

Additional costs could occur during the year for educational visits.

All costs are under review and subject to change.

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

Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 04 September 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