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.



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 10496

Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn

Study Type: Full-Time & Part-Time

Education Level Further Education

Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Type Campus Start
Full-Time Bangor
05/09/2022
Full-Time Lisburn
05/09/2022
Part-Time Downpatrick
12/09/2022
Day: Monday
Time: 09:00-17:00

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.

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

Subjects studied will include:

• Creatively style and dress hair  

• Creatively colour and lighten hair

• Provide client consultation services   

• Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques  

• Contribute to the planning implementation and evaluation of promotional activities    

• Hair colour correction services

This course can be done on a full-time or part-time basis.  The part-time course will be over two years.

Assessments will be carried out on paying clients.  

Ideal If:

You would like to work as a Senior Stylist, Hair Company Technician or start your own business or work on a cruise liner.

You'll Learn:

How to creatively cut hair, colour and lighten hair, hair colour correction services, and provide client consultation services. Plan and promote events in the salons to be able to survive in this competitive industry.

Specialist skills delivered by external companies such as, Wella Advanced techniques, Andrew Mulvenna, Barbering and business set ups.

You'll Love:

Developing and enhancing your creative hairdressing skills and the hands-on approach to this course and getting experience in the College Hairdressing Salons of Shadeka, De Courcey and Revive.

The visits to the Professional Beauty Hair show in Dublin

You'll Progress:

Successful completion of this course can lead to employment or further study at Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Techniques and Management Practice in Hairdressing or Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up

You'll Need:

NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing or equivalent and successful outcome at skills test /interview.

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

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, 2 hours per week employability training and 4 hours per week Essential skills Literacy, Numeracy and ICT. 

Students are required to provide materials and equipment e.g. (Uniform and Kits). Your tutor will inform you of extra costs involved with these. 

Completion of the VTCT COVID Infection Prevention qualifications is mandatory in the first month of your course. There will be a £20 VTCT Registration for this for part-time students.

You will be required to complete an interview and skills test.

Due to current industry guidelines all students when working within the Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy salons in college must wear a mask and a visor. If you are exempt from wearing a mask a visor must be worn.

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.

Related Courses

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering

This course enables you to train to become a qualified barber.

Hairdressing - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2)

This programme is designed to prepare you for work as a junior stylist in fashionable hairdressing salons. One of the entry requirements for this course is to be employed in a Hairdressing Salon.

Hairdressing - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3)

This course develops your hairdressing industry experience skills which can lead to further study.

Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up is a qualification that has been specially designed to enable you to learn both aspects of hairdressing and media make-up.

Available Sessions Summary

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Type Campus Start
Full-Time Bangor
05/09/2022
Full-Time Lisburn
05/09/2022
Part-Time Downpatrick
12/09/2022
Day: Monday
Time: 09:00-17:00

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Available Sessions

The following sessions are available to apply for:

Course Type Title Campus Start Spaces Fee
FT
FE
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
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Bangor

05/09/2022

This Session is Full

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FE
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
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Lisburn

05/09/2022

2

PT
FE
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing - Year 1
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Downpatrick

12/09/2022
Day: Monday
Time: 09:00-17:00

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£534.00

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