Hair, Beauty Therapy and Inclusive Learning

Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing for Colour Technicians

Start Date: 4th September 2017
Course Code: C00706 NAF1A
QCF/NDAQ: 500/9101/3

  • Further Education
  • Full-time
  • Newtownabbey


Duration: 1 Year Full-time
Start date: 4th September 2017
End date: 8th June 2018
Information Event: Y

Fee for 2017/2018 Academic Year:

£130 for a top up kit and £25 for a textbook (these are approximates)  

Course Content

  • Health and Safety
  • Consultation support for colleagues on hair services
  • Cut women's hair to create a variety of looks
  • Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
  • Colour hair to create a variety of looks
  • Cut Men's hair to create a variety of looks
  • Bridal hair
  • Hair colour correction.

If you are accepted onto this course without a Grade C or above in Maths and/or English you will be required to complete the relevant Essential Skills qualification. This will be a compulsory part of your timetable.

Special Features

  • Additional training from colour companies may be given
  • Industrial trips may be included both to enhance and compliment the mandatory units and to facilitate industrial requirements
  • Salon experience is desirable
  • Uniform and kit purchase is mandatory.

Assessment Methods

The summative assessments for the qualifications require the candidate to undertake:

  • Practical tasks
  • Knowledge and understanding Tasks/Assignments.

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Applicants must have NVQ or VRQ Level 2 in Hairdressing opr 3/5 years industrial experience. In cases where there are more applications for this course than there are places available, candidates with the requisite entry requirements, will be given preference according to the date of receipt by the college of their application.

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  • HNC Hairdressing
  • Employment in industry
  • Salon Management
  • Foundation Degree.

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BT37 9RS
028 9085 5000
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Sophie Carlisle-Norton

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Essential Skills

All full-time students at the Northern Regional College have the opportunity to improve their English, Maths and IT skills and gain qualifications. The qualification you take will depend on the qualification you already have. If you do not have a grade C or above in GCSE English, Maths or ICT, you MUST do Essential Skills. This will form a compulsory part of your timetable.

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