City and Guilds - Certificate in Hairdressing - Level 3
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Hospitality, Hair and Beauty
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Level 3 Laurence Building 19-Sep-17 25-May-18 Tues and Fri (29 weeks) Tues: 10:00-16:00 and Fri: 10:00-13:30 £1,645* £180

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

You will study a range of knowledge and advanced practical skills in our excellent salons, this will broaden your employment opportunities in the hairdressing industry You will be assessed practically, theoretically and orally in all areas. Complete portfolios are verified and should include assessment book, assignments and online exams. Practical skills are developed further on paying clients who are used for assessment. This advanced programme is designed to stretch and inspire hairdressing to increase your skills and offers you the opportunity to develop a portfolio of high fashion work. You will learn through working as a team and working individually, and you will study units such as creative styling, cutting and colouring skills. Assessment takes place in several ways: you will be assessed whilst at college by your tutor, 60% of the work you will carry out will be practically assessed whilst 40% will be assessed by assignments and online exams. You will be expected to ensure that you have a range of clients or models for all practical classes on which to develop your skills. Online examinations will contribute to your course work.
 

*This course is eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Level 3 and 4 courses for those aged 19 and over (on the date you start a course) no longer receive Government funding so the learner is responsible for the full cost of the course. CLICK HERE to find out more or contact 01392 400390 / 400870 to find out more.
 

What topics will I study?

You will study a range of advanced techniques. Some of the units included in this course are as follows:

* Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

* Consultation support for colleagues on hair services

* Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques

Cut women's hair to create a variety of lo oks

Colour hair to create a variety of looks

* Colour Correction

What are the entry requirements?

You will need a level 2 hairdressing qualification and a real interest in the industry. A written application as well as an interview is required to gain a place on this course. You will need to secure yourself a work placement within a salon, this will develop further your skills further and enrich your experience working on a full range of clients.

What facilities are there?

The Laurence Building boasts exceptional, industry standard salons with professional equipment, alongside a newly designed showcase salon with barbering facilities. 

What can the course lead on to?

Opportunities to work as an advanced stylist in the hairdressing industry. Specialist manufacturer's courses will further your career. It could also lead to other sectors of the industry such as theatre, television and film.

Are there any additional costs?

All students need a personal kit and uniform. Full details will be given at enrolment.

Be advised the £150 resource fee is to be paid as a separate transaction to the faculty. Full details of how to pay will be provided on the first day of lessons.


It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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