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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing

On this Level 3 Hairdressing course you will develop artistic flair and gain insight into supervisory roles within salons. All skills are at an advanced level.

Available Sessions

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

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing - Year 1
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Part-Time 10/09/2018
Day: Monday
Time: 09:00-17:00
15 £422.00 Apply Now

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Course Overview

On this Level 3 Hairdressing course you will develop artistic flair and gain insight into supervisory roles within salons. All skills are at an advanced level.

Modules studied may include:

  • Creatively style and dress hair
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques
  • Creatively colour and lighten hair
  • Provide client consultation services
  • Hair colour correction services
  • Develop, enhance and evaluate your creative hairdressing skills
  • Cut men's hairstyles

If you are a full-time student you will be required to attend essential skills in Literacy, Numeracy and IT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths and IT.

The full-time course will be timetabled over 21 hours per week ie - 15 hours of vocational classes, 3 hours per week employability training and 3 hours per week Essential skills Literacy, Numeracy and ICT.

For further information please contact Judith Magill at jmagill@serc.ac.uk  for Bangor and Denise McMillan at dmcmillan@serc.ac.uk for Lisburn.

Entry Requirements

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or equivalent

Mature students with experience but not the entry requirements will also be eligible.

You will be required to complete a skills test and interview for this course.

Where will it take me?
You may progress to further study at Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Techniques and Management Practice in Hairdressing or alternatively enter employment as a senior stylist, hair company technician or start your own company.
How will it make me more employable?

As a full time student you will ‘Get the Edge’ by:


  • Gaining a vocational qualification demonstrating your technical competence
  • Gaining a Personal Development qualification demonstrating your employability skills (communication, teamwork, critical thinking)
  • Gaining hands on experience through Placements and Industry Projects
  • Getting involved in activities such as the SERC Volunteer Programme and SERC Student Companies.

This course will help you succeed in a highly competitive job market by developing the skills and knowledge which employers need you to have.

How will I be assessed and given feedback?
There will be an assessment of competence in each skill area by observation, oral and written assessment. On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a NVQ Level 3 in Diploma in Hairdressing.
Additional Costs
Students are required to provide materials and equipment e.g. (Uniform and Kits). Your tutor will inform you of extra costs involved with these.
This is a VTCT course
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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