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Women's Hairdressing — Level 3 Diploma

Course information

The Level 3 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to enable them to work in the hairdressing industry. Students will learn the creative art of cutting women's hair, the artistic skill of colouring, styling and dressing hair and how to provide effective consultation for clients. You will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety in the hairdressing industry. The qualification will give you the opportunity to develop your practical skills to an advanced level of ability.
During your time on the programme you will have opportunities to visit the outstanding Wella Studio in Manchester, here you will experience Wella colour specialist’s demonstrating all new colour trends within the industry.
Over the time on your course it is mandatory that you complete real work experience within a salon


Level 3 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing

This course leads to...

Successful completion of this course will enable students to progress onto a Level 4 programme of study, or to enter employment in a salon or self-employment.

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
You need to have Maths and English at Level 1 or equivalent.
16-18 years old entry: Hairdressing Level 2 Qualification or 5 GCES’S at Grade 4 or above.
All candidates will be interviewed and will need to demonstrate an appropriate level of interpersonal skills as this is a customer focused industry.

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Course ID: 164071

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 2 Years


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 3345.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

Please note this is a two year programme that consists of two courses. Your fee status may change from one year to the next depending on age and circumstance at the start of the next course e.g. if you turn 19 before progressing to the next level, you may be required to pay fees as outlined above.

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