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Hair, Beauty & Therapies

Hair, Beauty & Therapies

Mode of study Apprenticeship
Duration Please ring for details
Campus London Road Campus
Start date 1 August 2019
Course code PLR3UHD (1919)
  • Who is it for?

    You must hold a level 2 in hairdressing. For the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Hairdressing you would be employed to carry out services including creatively cutting hair, colouring hair, colour correction, creatively styling and dressing hair, creating a variety of permed looks and providing hair extension services. Job roles include: Stylist; Hairdresser.
  • Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for an apprenticeship, however, you will be expected to complete an initial assessment in maths and English to ensure you are at a suitable level to work towards these qualifications. Please note, employers sometimes stipulate their own entry requirements which would be detailed against their specific vacancy.
  • What does the course involve?

    There is one main qualification in this apprenticeship, Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing. In addition, you will also study further qualifications in English and Maths (if appropriate) as well as Employer Rights & Responsibilities and Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.
  • How is the course assessed?

    The theory is taught at college on a day release basis. In addition, you are assessed in your workplace, demonstrating your competency through doing your job. If you need to complete your functional skills, then this will also be covered at college.
  • How much does it cost?

    The apprenticeship training programme is fully funded for 16 – 18 year olds. For apprentices aged 19 years and over, your employer would be required to contribute towards the training costs.
  • What do I do next?

    If you have secured an employer or are already in work and your employer is willing to support your training, you can apply online. If you haven’t got an employer, you can still apply and we will interview you for a full-time course until you find an employer. If after reading this fact sheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring the Apprenticeship Team on 01743 260400 or email: