Hairdressing Studies

Diploma Hair & Beauty

Course Details

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Hair & Beauty
Age Group

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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Taking your cutting and styling skills to the next stage, this Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies will develop your technical knowledge further and help you advance your abilities in the industry. It's based on national standards, and recognised by a number of leading professional associations, so you can be sure you're learning all the relevant techniques for a successful career!

You'll take a more in-depth look at the industry with this diploma. As well as developing your cutting and styling techniques to deliver a variety of looks, you'll also focus on more managerial skills in the salon environment, including how to promote services, how to monitor health and safety practices and how to provide effective consultation support for your colleagues.

As part of a number of optional units you can choose to take, you'll be able to develop your skills working with hair extensions, perms, and styles specifically for brides-to-be! You'll also be able to look at how to design a salon and research topics that will help you succeed in building your own business!

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Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

You'll be continually assessed throughout the whole diploma, with a variety of practical assignments and tasks, written work, written tests, and personal observations. This will include your work placement and a weekly tutorial support session to develop your employability skills.

Progress on to degree-level study with our higher education partner, UCEN Manchester. Students progressing from The Manchester College will receive a cash award through the Achievers Scholarship. Click Here to explore courses and apply.

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If you're between the ages of 16 and 18 and enrolling on this course for the first time, you won't need to pay any tuition fees.

There may be some additional equipment costs and if you're not sure about how to afford college, there are a number of support options that could help you. These include special grants and bursaries, reductions in fees and loans just for education. You can find out more on our fees, finance and funding page.

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Hair & Beauty

When there is always a demand to look good and feel great, you'll find rewarding careers for hairdressers and beauty therapies all across Greater Manchester and the North West.

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