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Hairdressing Level 3

Below is an overview of our Advanced Hairdresser Training, describing the City & Guilds NVQ qualifications you will gain and the units and areas you will cover throughout your training as well as other important information such as course duration and funding.


  • Advanced Training in Hairdressing
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Key Skill Application of Number Level 2
  • Key Skill Communication Level 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
Units covered During your Advanced Hairdresser L3 Training you will be required to cover the following:
  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Promote additional services or products to clients
  • Provide hairdressing consultation services
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques

You are also required to take a number of optional units, depending on credit size. Only one optional unit can be selected from group 2.
Optional Group 1:

  • Colour hair using a variety of techniques
  • Provide colour correction services
  • Creatively style and dress hair
  • Creatively dress long hair
  • Develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills
  • Create a variety of permed effects
  • Provide creative hair extension services

Optional Group 2:

  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business
  • Support client service improvements
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
Entry requirements you must be employed in a salon for a minimum of 16 hours per week
Who is it for? Advanced Hairdressing Training is for anyone who’s serious about a hairdressing career. There are options to suit individual needs and aspirations – and if you’re already working in hairdressing, you could develop your skills to become a senior stylist.
Cost 16 – 24 – fully funded if employed in a salon and 24+ student loans are available
Duration up to 23 months for 16 – 21 year olds and up to 12 months for 22+
Start date Available all year
Assessment method The qualifications are likely to call for a variety of assessment methods and the national occupational standards define what is to be assessed. Methods of assessment include:
  • Observation of performance
  • Questioning
  • Knowledge assessments with both online and paper tests available

Voodou Training Academy is an environment where you can develop your knowledge and practice your skills

Personal qualities To have a successful career in hairdressing barbering you need drive and motivation to help you constantly improve and update your personal and technical skills, in order to stay ahead of emerging trends and fashions.
Further progression Level 3 Barbering
Additional Information For more information regarding this qualification you can visit the following websites:


Hairdresser and Barber Training by Voodou. Liverpool, Merseyside NVQ 2 and 3 for Ladies and Gents Hair Salons

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