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Hair Services

Course Code: DHCE

Level: 3
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: City & Guilds, Diploma
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime, Evening
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5.30pm - 9.00pm

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About the course

Do you want to be a senior hair stylist, colourist or even run your own hair salon? If you are already working as a hairdresser and have a level 2 qualification, this level 3 City & Guilds Hair Services training course at City College Plymouth is the perfect next step. You will have the opportunity to build upon the skills you have already gained and to become creative and highly skilled in a wide range of hairdressing services including colour, bridal hair, creative hairdressing and the promotion and selling of products. When you complete this one year, full-time hairdresser training course you will have all the essential skills you need to gain employment or start your own business in the hairdressing industry!

What you'll learn

The units for this course are three mandatory units and a range of optional units that cover colour, bridal hair, creative hairdressing and the promotion and selling of products.

Entry requirements

You will need to have successfully achieved a level 2 hairdressing qualification and have a professional attitude and appearance.


You will be assessed through online exams and coursework.

What's next?

On successful completion you may progress to other level 3 hairdressing courses at the College, or into employment.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.


Course Code: DHCE

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): £50

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: £2200

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
19 - 23 C  +  D(Note: If you do not have a level 3 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ C  +  D

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.