Level 3 - Hairdressing

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Code W05SPL3HRD101
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course will ensure you have the desired knowledge and skills to work effectively as a senior hairdresser/stylist.

You will gain high-level practical skills such as advanced cutting, colouring and styling techniques.

Once you complete this course you’ll be eligible to become a State Registered Hairdresser (SRH) with The Hairdressing Council.


Students must achieve all mandatory units which include:
  • Health and Safety in the Salon
  • Hairdressing Consultation
  • Hair Cutting Services
  • Hair Colouring Services
  • Setting and Dressing Services
  • Blow-drying and Finishing Services
Students must also complete one optional unit from:
  • Colour Correction Services
  • Hair and Scalp Treatments
  • Hair Extension Services
  • Men's Cutting Services
  • Occasion Hair Services
  • Managing a Commercial Column
  • Social Media Marketing

How will it be delivered?

Your course assessments may include:
  • Practical assessments
  • Service portfolio
  • Externally assessed exams
  • Knowledge questions

Your next steps...

  • Level 3 Media Make-up
  • HNC/D in Specialist Media Make-up