Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: HB3N2 GLH: 541 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 601/5889/X Units: 6 - 9 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2021
Level: 3 Minimum Credits: 68

Additional Information

Who is this qualification for?


The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing is a technical level qualification that provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed and/or self-employed hairdresser able to work on hair combining a variety of different technical skills. This qualification is ideal for those who hold a hairdressing or barbering qualification and work in a salon.

Why is this qualification the most suitable?


This qualification covers specific skills necessary to become a senior stylist. The qualification builds on existing knowledge and understanding of hairdressing and develops more detailed and enhanced technical skills necessary for employment. Your skills and techniques will be assessed in a real working environment.

What does this qualification cover?


There are four mandatory units in this qualification for you to study including:
- Creatively style and dress hair
- Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques
- Creatively colour and lighten hair
- Provide client consultation services

You will then be able to select a minimum of two optional units from a range of 10 units which includes: provide hair extension services; create a variety of permed effects; hair colour correction services.

The full range of units can be found within the record of assessment book.

What could this qualification lead to?


When you complete this qualification you will be are eligible to become a State Registered Hairdresser (SRH) with The Hairdressing Council.

Career opportunities as an all hair types hairdresser exist in a variety of contexts, including
- Commercial salons
- Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
- Product manufacturing and training
- Armed services
- HM Prison service
- Cruise liners
- Hospitals/care homes

Further Learning Opportunities:

Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare you for employment as a senior stylist you may choose to complement your skills base or become a specialist in a particular field of hairdressing by undertaking advanced specialist qualifications at Level 4:

- VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Salon Management
- VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management
- VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Specialist Hair and Scalp Services
- VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Hair Colour Correction
- VTCT Level 4 Award in Advanced Hair Styling




Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 4 components and earn a minimum of 43 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UHB27 K/506/9378 Creatively style and dress hair 3 7 60
UHB28 H/506/9783 Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques 3 14 121
UHB29 K/506/9364 Creatively colour and lighten hair 3 14 121
UHB30 A/506/9367 Provide client consultation services 3 8 68



Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 2 components and earn a minimum of 25 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UHB49 R/506/9584 Fulfil salon reception duties 2 6 47
UHB50 Y/506/9361 Provide a variety of relaxing services 3 9 82
UHB51 M/506/9365 Hair colour correction services 4 15 137
UHB52 M/506/9379 Provide creative hair extension services 3 8 72
UHB53 T/506/9366 Create a variety of permed effects 3 10 88
UHB54 H/506/9380 Develop, enhance and evaluate your creative hairdressing skills 4 9 63
UHB55 Y/506/9585 Provide specialist hair and scalp treatments 4 12 97
UHB56 D/506/9586 Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of promotional activities 4 10 61
UHB57 H/506/9587 Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business 3 7 55
UHB60 H/507/1095 Cut men's hairstyles 2 6 60



*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.

Documents


*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

Centres approved to run this qualification

VTCT accredits centres to offer our qualifications, but cannot advise which centres are running particular courses at any time. Please contact the centre directly to find out if they currently offering your chosen qualification.

NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

Centre Name Telephone Website Location
D.S Edens Education and Training +357 25 104374 Visit website Cyprus
Renaissance Hair and Beauty Centre +357 245343282 Visit website Cyprus
Revolution Academy - Hair and Beauty Training Centre +357 26 930166 Visit website Cyprus
Central Bedfordshire College - Dunstable Campus 01582 477776 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Therapy Learning Centre - Bedfordshire 07956 539922 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Barnfield Apprenticeship Services 01582 569500 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Barnfield College 01582 569500 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Paragon Nail and Beauty Training Academy Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Filton Campus 0117 909 2357 Visit website Bristol, City of
Urban Styling 07989 116549 Visit website Bristol, City of
Buckinghamshire College Group - Aylesbury Campus 01296 588588 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes College 01908 637238 Visit website Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
Macclesfield College 01625 410000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Total People Ltd 01606 734000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
D H Associates 0151 336 6900 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Cheshire Academy of Hairdressing 07812 566439 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Warrington & Vale Royal College 01925 494494 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Bodmin College 01208 79220 Visit website Cornwall
Truro - Penwith College 01736 335000 Visit website Cornwall
Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
Furness College 01229 825017 Visit website Cumbria
RWP Training Limited 01228 593446 Visit website Cumbria
Anne Caulton-Jones Ltd 01773 744788 Visit website Derbyshire
KT Hair Academy 07460 431154 Visit website Derbyshire
East Midlands College of Beauty & Complementary Therapies 01332 368333 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Grace-Leyland Education Ltd 01332 293303 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
KM Training Ltd 01332 343033 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
E-Hairdressing Salon and Academy 01803 295195 Visit website Devon
Skills Group UK 01752 332442 Visit website Devon
Skills To Group Limited - Exeter Academy 01392 411119 Visit website Devon
Skills To Group Limited - Newton Abbot Academy 01626 362779 Visit website Devon
Skills To Group Limited - Plymouth Academy 01752 255887 Visit website Devon
South Dartmoor Community College 01364 652230 Visit website Devon
GHQ Training Ltd 01752 218086 Visit website Devon - Plymouth
E-Hairdressing and Beauty Academy 01803 295195 Visit website Devon - Torbay
Wild About Hair 01803 666478 Visit website Devon - Torbay
Francesco Group Poole Academy 0121 233 9475 Visit website Dorset - Poole
A.L.D. Hairdressing Training Academy 01914111730 Visit website Durham
Hair and Beauty Industry Training LTD 01388 720272 Visit website Durham
Wolsingham School and Community College 01388 527302 Visit website Durham
SAKS Education Ltd 01325 341628 Visit website Durham - Darlington
Hartlepool College of Further Education 01429 295111 Visit website Durham - Hartlepool
Stockton Riverside College 01642 865400 Visit website Durham - Stockton-on-Tees
Partners 4 Training 01825 766060 Visit website East Sussex
Adult Community Learning - Brentwood 03330137602 Visit website Essex
Halls of Ivy Academy - Chelmsford 01708 766395 Visit website Essex
JET Hairdressing Academy 01268 286403 Visit website Essex
Ministry Of Hair Academy 07880715380 Visit website Essex
The Strand Training Academy 01245 345179 Visit website Essex
Train With Pride 01452 300003 Visit website Gloucestershire
Evolve Academy Ltd 0161 457 0065 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Nicky Oliver Academy 0844 999 0644 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Michaeljohn Training School 0161 819 2552 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
TPG Education 0161 292 5604 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Stockport College 0161 296 5000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Stockport
Trafford College (Altrincham Campus) 01618867046 Visit website Greater Manchester - Trafford
Mercia Partnerships UK - Headstart Hair and Training Academy 01942 205193 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
Total People - Wigan Centre 01942 820069 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
Wigan and Leigh College - Leigh Campus 01942 761452 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
Academy at No. 5 01329 286250 Visit website Hampshire
AHEd - Peter Symonds College 01962 886166 Visit website Hampshire
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Cordelias Salon and Training Academy 01489 880916 Visit website Hampshire
Eastleigh College 023 8091 1028 Visit website Hampshire
Fareham College 01329 815200 Visit website Hampshire
Farnborough College of Technology 01252 407208 Visit website Hampshire
Master Class Academy 023 9237 7373 Visit website Hampshire
Noble Hair Company 01329 239892 Visit website Hampshire
The Arnewood School 01425 625400 Visit website Hampshire
Highbury College 023 9238 3131 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
Above Bar Training - Eastleigh College 023 80211418 Visit website Hampshire - Southampton
Southampton School of Hairdressing and Barbering 023 8059 5060 Visit website Hampshire - Southampton
Hereford Hair Academy 01432 271113 Visit website Herefordshire
Red Edge Training Company 01989 566800 Visit website Herefordshire
The Isle of Wight College 01983 526631 Visit website Isle of Wight
Dover Technical College 01304 244303 Visit website Kent
Inspire 020 8304 9888 Visit website Kent
PH Academy 01795 531 867 Visit website Kent
Saks Academy - Maidstone 01622691916 Visit website Kent
SB Hair and Beauty Academy Ltd 01732 842465 Visit website Kent
The Community College Whitstable 01227 272362 Visit website Kent
TNB Skills Training - Folkestone 01303 256305 Visit website Kent
Caya Coco 07734758183 Visit website Lancashire
Joseph Lanzante Training Academy 01200 425559 Visit website Lancashire
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
The Northern Hair Company 07986 212149 Visit website Lancashire
Brooksby Melton College 01664 850850 Visit website Leicestershire
South Leicestershire College 0116 264 3555 Visit website Leicestershire
AbundantUK Ltd 01476 568378 Visit website Lincolnshire
Boston College 01205 365701 Visit website Lincolnshire
Boston College Spalding 01775 715880 Visit website Lincolnshire
Lincoln Hairdressing Academy - AFA 0333 358 3559 Visit website Lincolnshire
New College Stamford 01780 484300 Visit website Lincolnshire
University Academy Holbeach 01406 423042 Visit website Lincolnshire
Avant Partnership 01472 470590 Visit website Lincolnshire - North East Lincolnshire
North Lindsey College 01724 281111 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
Positive Approach Academy For Hair 01724 865048 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
Enhance Training 020 8303 9222 Visit website London - Bexley
Positive Pathways Academy 01322 436285 Visit website London - Bexley
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A Candor Professional Beauty Academy - Willesden 020 8004 8835 Visit website London - Brent
Hectik Hair Academy 020 8686 1057 Visit website London - Bromley
TLT Academy Ltd 020 8462 3662 Visit website London - Bromley
Divine Hair and Beauty Training Academy 020 7267 5587 Visit website London - Camden
Choppy Cut Academy 0208 804 6700 Visit website London - Enfield
Estelworld Beauty and Laser College - Hertford Road 020 7254 4588 Visit website London - Enfield
Salon Graduates 01992 700907 Visit website London - Enfield
The World of Work 020 3589 6723 Visit website London - Enfield
West London College 020 7565 1200 Visit website London - Hammersmith and Fulham
Centre for Advanced Studies T/A City of London College (London Stanmore) 020 8204 8833 Visit website London - Harrow
HCUC Harrow 020 8909 6451 Visit website London - Harrow
Halls of Ivy 01708 766395 Visit website London - Havering
The Lovely Hair Studio and School 01895 679177 Visit website London - Hillingdon
LHAA / LBTA 020 8953 9344 Visit website London - Hounslow
South Thames College - Merton Campus 020 8918 7272 Visit website London - Merton
New City College - Ilford Campus 020 8548 7167 Visit website London - Redbridge
New City College - Redbridge Campus 020 8548 7400 Visit website London - Redbridge
LHAA - Ham 0208 9539344 Visit website London - Richmond upon Thames
East London Beauty Academy 020 8981 2558 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
Dare Salon and Academy LLP 020 8221 1322 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A Candor Professional Beauty Academy 0845 467 7754 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A Candor Professional Beauty Academy - Walthamstow 020 8004 8835 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Sitting Prettie Academy 020 3417 4042 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest College 020 8501 8120 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
alan d Hairdressing 020 7634 9400 Visit website London, City of
Chill Out Training and Enterprise Ltd 0151 548 7730 Visit website Merseyside - Knowsley
Alt Valley Community Trust 0151 546 6249 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Liverpool Hair Academy 0151 706 0499 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Montebello Training Ltd 0151 329 3292 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Training Plus Merseyside 0151 709 6000 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Southport College 01704 500606 Visit website Merseyside - Sefton
St Helens College - Town Centre Campus 01744 733766 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
Beechwood Community Trust 0151 677 8008 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
Wirral Metropolitan College - Conway Park Campus 0151 551 7777 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
Anglian Academy Ltd 01603 886969 Visit website Norfolk
Fusion Hair Academy 01493 603336 Visit website Norfolk
Great Yarmouth College 01493 655261 Visit website Norfolk
Surepass Beauty Academy 01603 360107 Visit website Norfolk
Selby College 01757 211000 Visit website North Yorkshire
Bespoke Hairdressing Training Academy - AFA 0333 358 3559 Visit website North Yorkshire - Redcar and Cleveland
Bespoke Hairdressing Training Academy & Education Centre 07956 307422 Visit website North Yorkshire - Redcar and Cleveland
Redcar and Cleveland College 01642 473132 Visit website North Yorkshire - Redcar and Cleveland
York Learning - Joseph Rowntree School 07812 986555 Visit website North Yorkshire - York
Hensmans Salons Academy 01604 634448 Visit website Northamptonshire
The Salon @ 89 Academy 01933 680444 Visit website Northamptonshire
Skills North East Limited 0191 250 4590 Visit website Northumberland
North Nottinghamshire College 01909 504504 Visit website Nottinghamshire
QDOS Training LTD 01623 439658 Visit website Nottinghamshire
West Nottinghamshire College 01623 627191 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Haus of Sottung 01159984503 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
NHTA Limited 0115 9691650 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Sid Sottung Academy 07447534932 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Abingdon and Witney College - Abingdon Campus 01235 216415 Visit website Oxfordshire
Abingdon and Witney College - Witney Campus 01235 216415 Visit website Oxfordshire
City of Oxford College part of Activate Learning 01865 550550 Visit website Oxfordshire
Oxford Hair and Beauty Academy 01865 580418 Visit website Oxfordshire
Span Training and Development Ltd 0845 548 5100 Visit website Oxfordshire
L&F Inspired Hair Academy Ltd - Shrewsbury 07867 692924 Visit website Shropshire
Big Hair Styles Limited 01934 744634 Visit website Somerset
Hair and Beauty Academy @ Studio CCK 01935 849199 Visit website Somerset
L&F Inspired Hair Academy Ltd 07867692924 Visit website Somerset
Yeovil College 01935 423921 Visit website Somerset
Bath College 01225 312191 Visit website Somerset - Bath and North East Somerset
L&F - Clevedon 07867 692924 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Weston College 01934 411411 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
EMF Hair, Beauty & Nail Training Academy 01226 715360 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Sonelli 01226 293739 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Doncaster 01302 813900 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
Excel Training Ltd 01709 300255 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Rotherham 01709 720746 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Rotherham College 01709 362111 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
The Serenity Academy 01709 874424 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Interserve Learning and Employment (Services) Limited 0114 251 9210 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Francesco Group Stafford Academy 01785 247175 Visit website Staffordshire
Grace-Leyland Education - The Strand 07792 341754 Visit website Staffordshire
Stepping Stones Education and Training Ltd 01782 478378 Visit website Staffordshire
E.Quality Training 01782 620003 Visit website Staffordshire - Stoke-on-Trent
Alan d Hairdressing Education 01473 210764 Visit website Suffolk
Falltricks Hairdressing Academy - Ipswich 01473 225786 Visit website Suffolk
Industry Hair and Beauty Academy 01502 587219 Visit website Suffolk
Lowestoft College 01502 525005 Visit website Suffolk
West Suffolk College 01284 701301 Visit website Suffolk
East Surrey College 01737 772611 Visit website Surrey
1st Degree training / Neeta Ltd 0191 4479844 Visit website Tyne and Wear - Newcastle upon Tyne
Boldon School 0191 536 2176 Visit website Tyne and Wear - South Tyneside
Francesco Group Birmingham Academy 0121 233 9475 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
South and City College Birmingham - Hall Green Campus 0121 694 5000 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
University College Birmingham 0121 604 1000 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Beepers Salon & Training Academy 024 7659 8155 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
The Academy Training Hair and Beauty Limited 024 7655 9559 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
Halesowen College 0121 602 8025 Visit website West Midlands - Dudley
Sandwell College of Further and Higher Education 0121 556 6000 Visit website West Midlands - Sandwell
Solihull College 0121 678 7000 Visit website West Midlands - Solihull
Solihull College - Simon Paul Hair 0121 678 7176 Visit website West Midlands - Solihull
Aesthetic Hair and Beauty Training Centre 01293 531900 Visit website West Sussex
Blueline Training Academy 07496 562248 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Bradford College 01274 433333 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
East Sussex College Hastings - Bradford Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Hair Academy by TGI Ltd 01274 505705 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Leeds City College - Keighley Campus 01535 685000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Northern Care Training Ltd - Bradford 0191 5874570 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Pathway Bradford Training Centre 0121 707 0550 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Kirklees College - Huddersfield Centre 01484 437000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Mark Betts Hairdressing 01924 423755 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
The Link Training Academy 01484 425500 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
The Link Training Academy - Woodspeen Training 01484 425500 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Leeds City College - The Printworks Campus 0113 284 6362 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Room: 97 Creative Hairdressing 01924 339172 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
Wakefield College 01924 789789 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
Swindon College 01793 491591 Visit website Wiltshire
Marvell Academy 01793 610782 Visit website Wiltshire - Swindon
New College Swindon 01793 611470 Visit website Wiltshire - Swindon
Heart of Worcestershire College - Redditch 01527 572522 Visit website Worcestershire
Heart of Worcestershire College - Worcester 01905 726631 Visit website Worcestershire
Kidderminster College 01562 512022 Visit website Worcestershire
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
ARS ESTETICA S.R.L. +39 06 71587203 Visit website Italy
BEAUTY INGROSS di Bavaresco Alessandro +39 04 23370088 Visit website Italy
C.A.V.A.M. +39 041 938124 Visit website Italy
FORMAZIONE ESTETICA AVANZATA S.A.S. di L. Di Mario & C. +39 06 9065315 Visit website Italy
G & I BEAUTY GROUP S.R.L. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
IDM GROUP S.R.L. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
ISEP S.c.a.r.l. - Istituti Superiori Estetica Professionale +39 06 9200082 Visit website Italy
LMB Academy S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
LOOK UP S.A.S. dei F.lli Di Marco Matteo e Luca & C. +39 08 54491261 Visit website Italy
MAIPERMAGIA S.R.L. +39 02 36765620 Visit website Italy
PERCORSI SOCIETA' COOPERATIVA +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
S.E.M. Mammucari Nadia di Barbaliscia Eleonora S.a.s. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
SEM BEAUTY INTERNATIONAL ACCADEMY S.R.L.S. UNIPERSONALE +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
TANO'S STYLE SOCIETA' A RESPONSABILITA' LIMITATA SEMPLIFICATA +39 06 22772258 Visit website Italy
Highlands College 01534 608608 Visit website Jersey
NEON Salon & School Ltd 07797 925710 Visit website Jersey
South Eastern Regional College - Bangor Campus 028 9127 6600 Visit website Ards and North Down
Academy Hair and Beauty Training School - Portadown 028 3839 9342 Visit website Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon
Academy Hair and Beauty Training School - Belfast 028 9024 3243 Visit website Belfast
South Eastern Regional College - Lisburn Campus 028 9266 7725 Visit website Lisburn and Castlereagh
Academy Hair and Beauty Training School - Ballymena 028 25647824 Visit website Mid and East Antrim
Academy Hair and Beauty Training School - Newry 028 3025 7949 Visit website Newry, Mourne and Down
South Eastern Regional College - Downpatrick Campus 028 4461 5815 Visit website Newry, Mourne and Down
St. Colman's High School 028 9756 2518 Visit website Newry, Mourne and Down
Imagine Hair & Beauty Training Academy +34 96 584 1038 Visit website Spain
Brothers Constantinou 029 2046 1191 Visit website Cardiff
Cardiff and Vale College - City Centre Campus 029 2025 0450 Visit website Cardiff
Coleg Y Cymoedd - Ystrad Mynach 01443 816888 Visit website Cardiff
LAZAROU HAIR GROUP (ACADEMY) 02920 221000 Visit website Cardiff
Tommy's Education Centre 01492 870166 Visit website Conwy
Coleg Cambria - Deeside Campus 0300 303 0007 Visit website Flintshire
Coleg Cambria - Work Based Learning 01244 831531 Visit website Flintshire
Coleg y Cymoedd - Aberdare 01685 887500 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Coleg y Cymoedd - Nantgarw 01443 662800 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Cardiff and Vale College - Barry Campus 01446 725000 Visit website Vale of Glamorgan
Coleg Cambria - Yale Campus 0300 30 30 007 Visit website Wrexham

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