Level 3 - Women's Hairdressing

Course Summary

This study programme will enable you to further develop your skills to an advanced level whilst evolving your creativity through cutting, colouring and styling. You will work on creating Avant Garde styles incorporating long hair techniques and styling for catwalk and competitions.

You will have the opportunity to attend external events and workshops such as Wella Studios/Schwarzkopf training and employer-led workshops. Learners are actively encouraged to enter competitions both locally and nationally including Worldskills which enhances future career prospects and is a valuable addition to any CV.

This study programme is suitable for all ages. Ideally you will have Maths and/or English at Grade 4 (adult learners will need to have a good basic level of education and the motivation to learn.

Entry Requirements
This course is suitable for anyone who has completed Hairdressing Level 2 or has the relevant industry experience in a salon.

Next Steps
From this course you can progress into employment as a hairdresser, or continue on further part-time courses such as barbering. You could also progress onto a Degree course in hairdressing or salon management.

Fee Information
Fees (if shown) are full fees (reduced fees may be available for some courses depending on your circumstances).
Your course may be FREE if you are:
  • Aged 19+ (subject to eligibility) and earning less than £17,374.50 per year (£1,447 per month) studying on Level 1 or Level 2 courses*
  • Aged 16-18 years
  • Aged 19-23 years and studying for your first full Level 2 or full Level 3 qualification

  • * from 1 April 2022 earnings limit is increased to £18,525 per year (£1,543 per month)
Depending on the cost of your course, you could pay your course fees in instalments to spread the cost over the duration of the course.

Where and When

 Ellesmere Port Campus
 35 Weeks

Related Careers

Here are some examples of related Careers within this industry, showing the average salary for the North West Region. Whether you choose to find a job or further your studies, there are lots of career opportunities available for you.

Hairdressers and Barbers


Beauticians and Related Occupations


Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors