Hairdressing Level 3
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Each topic equates to a unit of the curriculum
i-ACT count
Each i-ACT delivers one lesson of underpinning knowledge, including both theory and assessment modules
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Each i-Practice simulates a practical task, including training and assessment modules

TThe course aims to provide you with the knowledge and essential skills to enable you to competently carry out hairdressing.

On completion of this course you will be able to:
  • Use a variety of conventional and non-conventional styling and dressing techniques to produce innovative, fashionable and personalised looks
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of advanced techniques
  • Creatively colour and lighten hair to create a variety of looks
  • Provide client consultation and advisory services
  • Maintain and support health, safety and security practices in the salon
  • Fulfill salon reception duties including receiving clients, handling enquiries, making appointments, dealing with payments and maintaining the reception area
  • Cut men’s hair using basic techniques
  • Provide specialist relaxing services, including consultation and aftercare advice
  • Create a variety of permed effects
  • Monitor and effectively use salon resources to meet productivity and development targets
  • Provide colour correction services including removing artificial colour, recolouring lightened hair, and correcting highlights and lowlights
  • Develop, enhance and evaluate your creative hairdressing skills
  • Provide specialist hair and scalp treatments
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of promotional activities
Where this will lead

Hairdressing Level 3 can lead to a career in Hairdressing and/or you can choose to progress to further studies.

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