Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing

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Borehamwood Open Days
29th July 2019 12th August 2019 28th October 2019 25th November 2019
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NVQ Level 3 in Hairdressing

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Course Overview

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The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy (LHAA) is a dynamic and innovative vocational training organisation that specialises in high quality hairdressing and barbering training at one of our state of the art hairdressing academies in Borehamwood, Camden, Chiswick, Croydon and Loughton. 

The LHAA offers high quality training in hairdressing and barbering. Each of our Academies is equipped with a state of the art training hairdressing and barbering salon and we offer training that is designed to deliver a real work based experience

Our technical training team are all professional teaching staff from within the industry to ensure that the training reflects current trends and meets the needs of hairdressing salons and barber shops.

This course qualifies for the Advanced Learner Loan

The team at LHAA are all really friendly and the training salon is just brilliant – modern and trendy. The entire academy from the training rooms to the salon make you feel comfortable and designed to help me concentrate properly. I always wanted to be a hairdresser and the LHAA found me a solon placement which is brilliant, I am so pleased to be at the LHAA!

Nicole, Chiswick

Course Details


  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in a salon  
  • Hairdressing consultation support for colleagues
  • Cut women’s hair to create a variety of looks  
  • Colour hair to create a variety of looks
  • Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
  • Promote products and services to clients in the salon
  • Hair colour correction
  • Creative hairdressing design skills
  • Provide creative hair extension services [Balmain certified]

The Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing will be internally and externally assessed using a variety of assessment methods including developing a portfolio of evidence and multiple choice questions.

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded an Internationally Accredited Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing. Previous hairdressing experience and successful achievement of the Level 2 Diploma in hairdressing is required.

DURATION: One day  a week for 12 months.  Please note times and days may vary in each LHAA Academy for this programme so please ensure you check the exact timing for your academy of choice.

Courses start throughout the year.

The course fee for the Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing is £2,787.50 + VAT. Total £3,345.00
All students will be required to purchase a uniform and kit costing £175.00

The Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing course fees can be financed through an Advanced Learner Loan. For more information on Advanced Learner Loans please contact [email protected] or visit nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

The Adult Education Budget as provided by The Education & Skills Funding Agency aims to engage adults and provide the skills and learning they need to equip them for work. In some circumstances you may qualify for support towards your fees or depending on circumstances the course fee may be fully funded, particularly if you are aged 19 – 23 or unemployed or looking to retrain to return to work.

Professional Body Membership and Insurance

The qualification was developed collaboratively with the Hair and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA)

The Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing is recognised for membership by:

  • National Hairdressers’ Federation (NHF)
  • World Federation of Hairdressers
  • Hairdressing Council (HC)
  • Freelance Hairdressers’ Association (FHA)

For all Terms and Conditions on this course please download our LHAA Training Contract Agreement

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