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Hairdressing Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3

This advanced apprenticeship will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to be working towards advanced hairdressing skills and services. You will be released one day per week to attend College training sessions, which will cover theoretical subject-specific knowledge and additional enhancements to practical training alongside assessment completion. You will receive training on the job, allowing you to earn, learn and train all within the same time frame.

Entry requirements

Grade requirements:

You will need a minimum of two GCSEs at grades A*-D or 9-3, including English and maths. You will also need a minimum of full Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing



Other requirements: 

You must be in full-time employment as a stylist (junior roles are not sufficient for this course). You should have a keen eye for fashion trends and new techniques within the hair industry and be willing to work to flexible hours. You will be asked to undertake an initial assessment and interview prior to being accepted on to the programme.

Course content

During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:
  • Consultation
  • Creative styling
  • Creative colouring
  • Creative cutting
  • Colour correction
You will also have the opportunity to participate in external workshops including Balmain Creative Styling.

Assessment methods

You will be continuously assessed in the working salon environments. All theoretical knowledge is delivered within a classroom setting, developing bite-sized learning sections, with assessments to be carried out via internal online multiple choice tests. Results of these tests are immediate, so feedback can be given instantly upon their completion.

Qualifications

You will gain the following qualifications:

Hairdressing City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma plus…

  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths if required
Further study and career options

Career progression: On successful completion of this course you could progress on to employment as an advanced salon hairstylist.  You could also take the first steps into teaching hairdressing skills to others.

Additional information
You will be required to pay for your uniform and equipment, approximate costs are:
  • Hairdressing specialist kit ( £115.00)
  • Hairdressing uniform ( £40)
  • Practice Head Blocks x2 (£150)
  • Salon International trip (approx. £25)

Course information & how to book

To start this Apprenticeship you will need to be employed in a relevant job role – visit the Apprenticeships section of our website, where you can view our Apprenticeship vacancies. For further information or queries you can email us or call 01234 291000.

Start DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
Flexible Mon Various Free if 16-18yrs. If 19 or over please ring 01234 291000. Brooks Hair & Beauty Salon J802

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Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, problems with English and Maths, are deaf or hearing impaired, or missing the essential skills needed to complete your course, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

Inclusion
Bedford College actively seeks to promote equality of access to education and training and to provide support where appropriate. Employers are made aware that apprentices have the same rights to protection against discrimination, harassment and victimisation under the Equality Act 2010 as employees. 

Apprentices who have disclosed a disability covered by Equality legislation have the right to request reasonable adjustments in the workplace. We will work with employers to ensure that appropriate adjustments are agreed and established to facilitate this.

At the College we provide additional support for students and apprentices who have a specific learning difficulty or disability.

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