VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies

Hairdressing Course

Course: VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies

Duration: 38 weeks - Starting 16th April

Attendance: One day per week - Thursdays

Funding: Advanced Learner Loan or Privately Funded

  • Overview

    The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies is a technical level qualification that provides students with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed and/or self-employed hairdresser.

    This qualification is suitable for beginners, so no formal entry requirements are needed. The course is also suitable for qualified Hairdressers who are looking to refresh their skills and get up to speed with the current trends.

    The Diploma is based on the Hairdressing National Occupational Standards and is recognised by the UK’s leading hairdressing trade bodies/professional associations as being fit for purpose for preparing students for a career as a hairdresser/stylist.

    Students who complete this qualification are eligible to become a State Registered Hairdresser with The Hairdressing Council.

    Units include:

    • Promote and sell products and services to clients
    • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
    • Cut women’s hair to create a variety of looks
    • Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
    • Colour hair to create a variety of looks
    • Hairdressing consultation support for colleagues
    • Creative hairdressing design skills


    • All products and resources will be provided for you to use in class. A kit is available for you to buy at a reduced price!
    • Students will need to supply their own models
    • Students will need to complete homework to practice and perfect the skills taught.
    • Uniform for hairdressers at GHQ is black and white only (no denim) and ‘closed in’ comfortable shoes.


    • The course is fully funded via the Advanced Learner Loan (subject to eligibility).
    • The course can be privately funded at a cost of £2583 including VAT. Flexible payment plans are available from as little as £20 a week should you proceed with the privately funded payment option (Deposit required).
    • Bursaries are available for childcare and travel costs (subject to eligibility) .

    Interested? Apply today via the 'Apply Now' tab at the top of this page! Or alternatively contact our friendly Recruitment Team on 01752 218086 to register your interest in the course.

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