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Hair Services City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate

Tresham College Hair And Beauty Image and Text 1


Hair Services City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate

This course is designed to give you extended knowledge and skills in hairdressing. You will learn advanced cutting, colouring and styling techniques to build on existing knowledge learnt at level 2. It is recommended that you are working as a stylist whilst studying your Level 3 Certificate.

The course covers advanced colouring and cutting techniques to be able to create current and emerging trends within the hairdressing industry.

Course information

Entry requirements


L2 qualification in Hairdressing


Working within the hairdressing industry as a stylist. To study this course you must have a good standard of spoken and written English to allow for study and competence for the online examinations.

Course content

Areas covered:

  • 302 – Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • 303 – Consultation support for colleagues on hair services
  • 304 – Cut women’s hair to create a variety of looks
  • 305 – Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
  • 306 – Colour hair to create a variety of looks


Tresham College: 311 – Bridal Hair

Bedford College: 316 – Creative Image


City and Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Hairdressing

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through formative and summative (graded) practical assessments in the college salons, as well as theory exams via City & Guilds online assessments.

Further study and career options

Career progression:

During the course you will gain more advanced hairdressing skills to offer to your existing clients or when applying for employment. You can also continue your training and professional development with our other part time courses e.g. Cutting Men’s Hair.

Additional information

You will be required to wear a college tunic (following the college’s dress code) and purchase a kit for practising at home.

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Available Courses
Tresham College Corby campus
Starts: 19/09/2022
Type: Part Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fees: Fee Calculator
Brooks Hair & Beauty Bedford
Starts: 20/09/2022
Type: Part Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fees: Fee Calculator

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Funding Information

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

Part-time Fee Flow Chart

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. 

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If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol on one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater Manchester
  • Greater London
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.