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Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing

This qualification will build on all you have learnt at Level 2 to help you on your journey to becoming a successful professional hair stylist. This course will appeal to both newly qualified and experienced hairdressers as it offers a career extension and development that spans skills, knowledge, experience and confidence.

Units covered in this programme include:
– Advanced cutting
– Advanced colouring and colour correction
– Styling and dressing
– Competition work

You will also undertake skills workshops, commercial salon work and study support classes to develop your knowledge and understanding of the topics.

What’s more, you will have an exciting opportunity during the study programme to attend various trade exhibitions and in-house manufacturers’ product awareness workshops, to give you real insight and help to prepare you for work.

This is a certificated course.

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Sep 2024 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB128L
Level : Level 3
Duration : 35 Weeks

Cost : * Total Fee £3345

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Course details


You will be required to complete a portfolio of evidence made up of written assignments and examinations as well as practical assessments. All of this will help you advance your learning or reinforce skills you have already gained within the industry.

Entry Requirements

You must hold the full NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or another equivalent qualification/industry experience.


You will be able to use this qualification to help you gain employment, or further your career.


Q: Where will my course take place?

A: Your course will take place in The Lifestyle Centre, at the main North Devon campus.

Q: Where do I find out information regarding course fees and possible bursary availability?

A: Please contact the Advice & Guidance Centre on 01271 852422.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


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