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Hairdressing Fast-track VRQ Diploma Level 3

  • Overview of the course

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    The Level 3 Hairdressing Course is delivered in our state of the art Hairdressing Academy which includes 5 large air conditioned studios all designed to provide realistic hairdressing working environments. You will enjoy and participate in a varied teaching and training programme. This VRQ course is for those wishing to progress from Level 2 in hairdressing and are looking to advance their skills. It can also be for those wishing to update/refresh their skills at a higher level. This intensive hairdressing course will enable you to be at the level which the hairdressing industry requires from it's hairdressers. You will be taught specialist skills including up to date techniques in creative cutting, colouring, colour correction and business skills. Part of the course includes photographic, promotional and Hair show activities.
  • What you'll learn

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    You will be able to develop your creativity and independence as a stylist. You will study a wide range of hairdressing units and practise your skills in taught sessions and client based practical sessions. It will be delivered by our highly trained, experienced and fully qualified staff. Whilst studying and training you will experience and participate in a combination of demonstrations, seminars, lectures, tutorials and educational visits as well as 'in house' and external training by leading manufacturers for the hairdressing industry.

    The following units will give you the specialist skills which will enable you to progress in your career options.

    Mandatory units include:-

    Monitor and maintain health and safety practise in the salon
    Creative hairdressing design skills
    Perm hair to create a variety of looks
    Colour hair to create a variety of techniques
    Consultation support for colleagues on hair services
    Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
    Cut women's hair to create a variety of looks

    Optional units include:

    Bridal hair styling
    Colour correction
    Contribute to the planning and implementation on promotional activities
    Display stock to promote sales in a salon

  • Entry requirements

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    You will already have a Level 2 hairdressing qualification or other relevant experience in a salon. You will need to pass a successful interview, a skills test and provide a good reference. Creativity, self motivation, good communication skills and a strong commitment to achieve are keys to success at Level 3.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You will be assessed on a continual basis. Practical skills will be assessed on clients, friends and family in a realistic working environment, oral questioning is also used. Theory assessments consist of online testing, assignments and portfolio work.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    The course is a 36 week programme and is delivered over 2/3 days each week.
    This course is demanding and as part of the course it is recommended that you undertake a work placement in a salon for a minimum of 6 hours per week.

    Other key components include: Excellent attendance, a good record of punctuality and study, attendance at seminars, shows and competitions. You will be actively encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to enter internal and external hairdressing competitions including the prestigious World Skills and Wella exposure competitions.

    You will also be expected to provide a Level 3 hairdressing kit (no electrical equipment) a salon tunic and black covered shoes with a low heel. It is encouraged and recommended when possible you arrange your own models for assessment purposes. Your timetable will include: Monday day and evening, and Tuesday day.
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    In the first instance please send a message to hair@boltoncc.ac.uk
  • I'm interested in this course, what do I need to do next?

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    You need to speak to one of our tutors before you can enrol on to this course therefore, please use the 'apply' button on this screen to register your interest. Once we have your details we will send you a text with a link to book a telephone interview. Please be aware that when a tutor calls you our number will appear as unknown/with-held/private.
  • Groups and Times

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    Group: HL3. Starts on 06 September 2021
    • Monday : 10:00 - 12:00
    • Monday : 13:00 - 15:30
    • Monday : 16:00 - 20:00
    • Tuesday : 09:30 - 12:00
    • Thursday : 12:30 - 14:30
  • Course Fees

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    Tuition Fee: £3345.00
    This course may be free if you are aged 19-23 and do not already hold a full level 3, or higher, qualification
    You can opt to pay these fees in monthly instalments. However, this is currently only possible by enrolling on campus.
  • Future opportunities

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    You could progress onto Higher Education: Level 4 teaching qualification and hairdressing or barbering short courses. You could seek employment as a stylist, salon manager, technical representative, or work on a cruise ship; become a salon manager, own your own salon.
  • Additional Information

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    Coronavirus Update


    In response to the COVID-19 situation we have made a number of changes to our traditional admissions and enrolment processes.
    Most conditional offers and enrolments are currently being processed based on the information available to us at the time of a telephone interview and/or online enrolment.
    Once a course starts and we are able to meet with learners in person we may need to alter the class an individual attends if they do not meet the course entry requirements. We will keep learners informed of any decision to alter their class and support them through any changes necessary.
    Thank you for your understanding and co-operation in these unprecedented times.

    Assessment


    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.

    Financial


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, pleasecontact us via our Live Chat service available on any page of our website.

    Adult Learners


    Adult learners (19+) must provide evidence of their existing qualification at enrolment. Learners may not be able to enrol if this information is not provided when requested. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one applies to the exams you took):

    Helpline


    The best way to contact us is via our Live Chat service available from any page of our website. We endeavour to staff this service from 9am – 7pm, Monday to Thursdays and until 4pm on Fridays (during term time).
    Bolton College works hard to ensure that the information provided is accurate.
    All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Studying at College


    The health and safety of our learners and staff is still very important to us and so there may continue to be an element of study outside of the classroom during the 2021/22 academic year. The proportion of these hours will depend on the individual qualification(s) being undertaken. You must do the work set during these times or it will impact your progress on the course and therefore your achievement.

    Equalities Statement


    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact the Recruitment & Relations Manager at customer.services@boltoncc.ac.uk

    Safeguarding Statement


    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, a member of the Reception Team or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or via safeguarding@boltoncc.ac.uk
  • Disclaimer

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    You may be aware that Bolton College currently has some limitations on the way it works, due to COVID-19. Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, due to the changeable nature of the situation and updates to government guidance, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
  • Start Date:

    06/09/2021

  • End Date:

    21/07/2022

  • Time:

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    12.75 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    36 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

  • Course Code:

    HD001-AD02