School Of Hairdressing
Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing & Barbering

Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing & Barbering

What is this for?

A Hairdressing NVQ is for anyone who's serious about a hairdressing career. There are options to suit individual needs and aspirations - and if you're already working in hairdressing, you could develop your skills to become a senior stylist.

What will I study?

The Diploma in hairdressing is split into many pathways with set units
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing

There are 4 mandatory units:

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Promote additional services or products to clients
  • Provide hairdressing consultation services
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques

You are also required to take a number of optional units, depending on credit size. Only one optional unit can be selected from group 2.

Optional Group 1:

  • Colour hair using a variety of techniques
  • Provide colour correction services
  • Creatively style and dress hair
  • Creatively dress long hair
  • Develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills
  • Create a variety of permed effects
  • Provide creative hair extension services.
Optional Group 2:
  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business
  • Support client service improvements
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities


Course Details


The length of the course is dependant of the level of the qualification and the number of credits
Level 3 - 12months

What are the entry requirements?

Level 3
A minimum of 2 years working experience as a stylist/senior stylist or Level 2 certificate in hairdressing

General Requirements

  • Interview and assessment
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and commitment

Which level is right for me?

Level 3
You already have hairdressing or barbering qualifications and want to become a Senior Stylist or a Salon Manager.

What is the fee?

Applicants may be eligible to full or partly funded training
24+Advance Loan is also available for level 3 training (please enquire for more details)

Course Information

1 full day per week regular assessments are carried out throughout the course.
1 - 2 full days in placement

What careers can this lead to
Level 2 Hairdressing qualification - Stylist
Level 3 Hairdressing qualification - Salon Manager or run your own salon

What to do next?

If you require more information, or to find out the cost of the course and how to apply contact us: T: 0208 800 6621 E-mail: admin@citylbc.com