Qualification Information

Sector: Hairdressing and Barbering Category: Hairdressing
VTCT Product Code: AH30289 GLH: 64 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 600/4195/X Units: 1 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2023
Level: 3 Minimum Credits: 8

Additional Information

Documentation for this qualification last amended 1 September 2020

Through this unit you will learn how to provide hair extension services for your clients. Being able to identify the condition of your client’s hair, skin and scalp will determine which products and technique to use. The preparation of your client’s hair, selecting blending and placing the extensions will add colour, length and volume for your client. You will complete each service by creatively cutting and finishing the hair. Maintenance of the extensions and aftercare advice also form part of this qualification.

Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of 8 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UN3GH23 F/600/1274 Provide creative hair extension services 3 8 64

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Centres approved to run this qualification

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Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Revolution Academy - Hair and Beauty Training Centre +357 26 930166 Visit website Cyprus
Urban Academy 07989 116549 Visit website England
Central Bedfordshire College - Dunstable Campus 01582 477776 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire Beauty Academy 01582 451582 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Halls of Ivy Academy - Chelmsford 01708 766395 Visit website Essex
The Strand Training Academy 01245 345179 Visit website Essex
UK Learning Station 07957 425773 Visit website Essex
Revive Hair and Beauty 01702 335353 Visit website Essex - Southend-on-Sea
Melissa Janes Academy 01617615025 Visit website Greater Manchester - Bury
DB Academy 01942 889424 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Canterbury College 01227 811111 Visit website Kent
Iristylers Academy 01304 204685 Visit website Kent
SJC Training Academy of Hair and Beauty T/A HB Academy 02088593446 Visit website London - Bexley
West London Beauty Academy - Remix Hair and Beauty 07701032052 Visit website London - Brent
Salon Graduates 01992 700907 Visit website London - Enfield
West London College 020 7565 1200 Visit website London - Hammersmith and Fulham
Halls of Ivy 01708 766395 Visit website London - Havering
Therapy Learning Centre 07956 539922 Visit website London - Havering
Dare Salon and Academy LLP 020 8221 1322 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Ashley Jade Training Academy Ltd 07850244939 Visit website Merseyside - Sefton
Hair Extensions Academy 07779 306860 Visit website Northamptonshire
West Suffolk College 01284 701301 Visit website Suffolk
Kirklees College - Huddersfield Centre 01484 437000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
Laurus Edutech Life Skills Private Limited +91 9790927896 Visit website India
The Deep End Training Academy +353 68 30 820 Visit website Ireland
The Way Ahead Training Service Ltd - The Change Works Training Centre +353 87 642078 Visit website Ireland
Medusa Training Academy 01324 622185 Visit website Falkirk