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NVQ Diploma, Level 3


This qualification will allow you to improve your Hairdressing skills and take them to a more advanced level, working on models and clients.

Please note that this course is designed for those who have completed a Level 2 qualification and for qualified Hairdressers who have worked in the industry for several years.

You will be assessed on:

  • Consultation
  • Creatively Cut Hair
  • Creatively Colouring Hair
  • Creatively Style and Dress Hair

Additional units to be selected from:

  • Colour Correction Services
  • Providing Specialist Hair and Scalp Treatments
  • Providing Creative Hair Extension Services
  • Cut men’s hair styles
  • Fulfil salon duties

Many of our students progress onto the Level 4 VTCT Diploma in Salon Management at Selby College or undertake a career in the industry.

Potential Careers

  • Senior Hair Stylist
  • Cruise Liner Stylist
  • Manufacturer Technician
  • Salon Manager
  • Salon Assessor/Trainer

For this course you must have successfully completed NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing.

Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.