Farnborough College of Technology
FOR ADVICE CALL 01252 40 55 55


About this course

For students who have achieved a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification and are working commercially on the shop floor running a column of clients or as a self employed stylist.

Who is this programme for?

Students and apprentices that have just gained Level 2 and are progressing onto Level 3. Stylists working commercially that want to gain the Level 3 qualifications.


Kits -Update your hair tool and equipment to ensure you have a full set to work with.

If you are aged 19 or over and are starting a course at Level 3 to Level 6 you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan from the government, which can cover the costs of your tuition fees.


Tuition £3345

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

How will I be taught?

  • Advanced cutting
  • Colouring and styling techniques
  • Health & Safety
  • Selling and promotions of products
  • Services and show work

What modules are covered?

  • Creatively style and dress hair
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques
  • Creatively colour and lighten hair
  • Provide client consultation services
  • Hair colour correction services
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of promotional activities
  • An opportunity to achieve a barbering unit in term 3

How will I be assessed?

Assessments in all units are undertaken in College, and are a mixture of theory and practical work. Apprentices also have off site assessments.

Your practical work on clients will be observed by an assessor and marked. Some modules have exams, these are sat online.
Evidence and client feedback will need to be collated as evidence.

What training will be provided?

Theory will deliver the underpinning knowledge and our client base will  provide practical skills to develop and perfect skills to a Level 3 standard.

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What Next?

Foundation Degree in Salon Management or an Assessor Award then on to formal teaching.


On successful completion of the course you will achieve a NVQ Level 3 qualification.

Further Information
Hairdressing Lecturers: 01252 407236
School Office: 01252 407232

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Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

Interviews and enrolment will take place during our part time enrolment sessions from June to September to provide advice and guidance.

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

Certificated with a Level 2 Ladies Hairdressing qualification and working in commercially. Students will be screened to check literacy and numeracy. In addition, if English is not the first language, applicants will be asked to do a Diagnostic Test. Apprentices must have grade C or above or level 2 functional skill in Math and English.

Other information

Apprenticeships are also available for this course please contacts Business Services to see what job vacancies are currently available.

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Start Dates

Stage 7794/201PFA
Mode Part Time
Year Year 1
Duration 1 Years
Days TUE
Time 16:00 - 21:00
Start 08/09/2020
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