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NVQ Level 3 in HairdressingDownload our latest brochure packed with all the information you need to begin your journey as a hairdresser.
Course OverviewImmediate start for this course!
Our courses start throughout the year so why wait!
Progress your career in the hairdressing industry with our 6-month adult learning programme
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, Loughton and Croydon.
With our Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing, you will achieve your qualification attending our academy 2 days a week for six months.
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
This is a 6 month programme, that will start online due to Covid-19. When we are allowed to reopen you will resume your training in one of our 6 academies, where you will come in 2 days a week, either in the day, evenings or weekend.
This qualification will provide you with all the exciting practical skills and knowledge you require to further your career in a salon or as a self-employed hairdresser to progress to the role of a senior stylist. It will build on your existing knowledge and understanding and begin to teach you more detailed technical skills.
You will cover the latest creative styling, cutting and colouring techniques that will allow you to add your personal flair to your work and express yourself as stylist. You will also learn Avant Garde styling, advanced colour correction and styling men's hair.
On completion of your level 3 you will be qualified to become a state registered hairdresser with The Hairdressing Council, and will be able to work in a role as a senior stylist. You may choose to progress on to the
NVQ Level 3 Barbering
programme where you will have the opportunity to learn advance Barbering techniques, onto a beauty programme or you may wish to pursue a career in teaching and enrol on to the
Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement.
- Creatively style and dress hair
- Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques
- Creatively colour and lighten hair
- Provide client consultation services
- Provide colour correction services
- Cut men's hairstyles
You will be inducted to your programme and start to learn creative cutting techniques, including restyling and precision cutting. Your practical zoom sessions will commence.
You will start to learn the fundamentals of advance creative colouring techniques and using a range of colour products to increase your knowledge further.
You will learn complex colour services to include colour change and corrective colour services. You will be introduced to cutting men’s hair using a range of techniques and will also begin working on real clients (lockdown dependent!)
You will continue to develop your advance cutting and styling skills and creative colour techniques. All your skills will be combined, as you practise to perfect each skill and work through theory elements to increase awareness and confidence.
Month Five and Six:
You will now have the opportunity to express your creative skills!
You will learn how to create a themed Avant Garde look incorporating all your skills that you have developed throughout your programme.
During your last 2 months you will gain the assessments you need to complete your qualification. These assessments will be carried out on clients in our state-of-the-art academy salons.
At the end of month 6 you would have achieved all aspects of your level 3 learning journey.
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.
Courses start throughout the year.
Two days a week for 6 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.
COST: The course fee for the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing is £2,787.50 + VAT. Total £3,345.00 All students are required to purchase a uniform and kit costing between £104.00 and £180.00
You may choose to fund your qualification using the Advanced Learner Loan.
For all Terms and Conditions on this course please download our LHAA Training Contract Agreement
Due to Covid-19, your course will start online.
You will be provided with a personal Tutor who will take you through your learning journey, hosting all theory and practical content through live zoom sessions so you can learn and practice in the comfort of your own home. A timetable will be provided to you so that you can prepare for your sessions.
You will have access to a range of online learning resources, including our virtual live sessions delivered by our talented Creative Education Team.
DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS:
Our extensive E-learning package offers you the opportunity to develop further soft skills through self-study hours at your own pace where you will receive a certification for each course you complete.
During your 6 month programme you will also achieve a Level 1 Certificate in Enterprise skills and Employability. This will teach you key skills that will come in useful when you search for a job, or set up your own business after the course.
You will have the opportunity to develop your maths and English skills. You will be provided with a specialist teacher to teach you the skills required and you will have the opportunity to achieve your Functional Skills qualification.
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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
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