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Hairdressing - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3)

This course prepares you for employment within the hairdressing industry or further study

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We have 3 sessions available for this course running in Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Hairdressing - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Hairdressing - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Hairdressing - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
10 Apply Now

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Course Overview

At NVQ Level 3 you will develop artistic flair and gain insight into supervisory roles within salons.

Ideal if you are employed in a salon and want to pursue your career in hairdressing as a stylist/senior stylist.  Hair company technician or start your own business.

You will learn how to creatively cut hair, colour and lighten hair, hair colour correction services, cut men's hairstyles and provide client consultation services.

You will develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills in your salon and the College's hair salons.

The Hairdressing Level 3 NVQ will consist of 9 units – 4 core units plus 5 optional units.  
Subjects studied will include:
• Ensuring your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
• Promoting additional products or services to clients
 • Providing hairdressing consultation services
 • Creating a variety of looks using a combination of cutting techniques
 • Styling and dressing hair to achieve a variety of creative
 • Styling and dressing long hair
 • Providing colour correction services
 • Colouring hair using a variety of techniques
Entry Requirements
You must be employed in a salon and hold the NVQ Level 2 qualification in hairdressing and essential skills at Level 1 in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT. 
You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and IT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English, Maths or IT. You will also have the opportunity to complete an appropriate qualification.
You are required to pay for your own uniforms and kits. 
Where will it take me?

You could take up a position as a trainee stylist/stylist in a salon or work abroad or on a cruise liner.  At level 3 you will develop artistic flair or alternatively prepare you for a Higher National Diploma which could lead to jobs such as teaching or management positions in the hairdressing industry.

You can progress onto further study at Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Techniques and Management Practice in Hairdressing.

How will it make me more employable?
As well as gaining a recognised qualification you will be employed in a hairdressing salon and take part in specialised training.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
This course will be achieved through assessment of competence in each skill area by observation, oral and written assessment.
Additional Costs
Uniform and kit
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures

  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted

  • Pass all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme.

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