Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Hairdressing - VTCT Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing Level 3

This course will extend your skills and allow you to develop specialised techniques to prepare you for senior supervisory roles.

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Key information

Course code: B0519A Course type: Part-time professional Duration: 1 Year Start date: 11 September 2017 Timetable:Mondays 9.00am - 5.00pm Entry requirements: Level 2 NVQ or VRQ Diploma in Hairdressing plus Industry experience as a senior stylist, manager, salon trainer or owner. Awarding body: VTCT Course location: Brighton Metropolitan College, Central Campus Course fees: £3345 Assessment: Practical assessments, portfolio, assignments, written papers and oral questioning Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan

Course aims and areas

This course is for those that wish to progress on to advanced hairdressing.

Whilst on this advanced technical diploma you will find your creative edge will come to light, you will be able to deliver advanced cutting and colour skills and show a wealth of knowledge to senior stylist standard. This course will also enable you to correct many colouring problems and help clients that would like that drastic change.

This vocational course will expand your hairdressing knowledge providing you with employable skills to help with your new found future.

Remember hairdressing is voted one of the happiest professions and you can be part of that!

Why the MET?

The course provides real-world training facilities. You will use quality professional kits and products in professional salons with paying customers.

Our highly-skilled teachers have current industry experience and the department has strong industry and employer links.

Throughout the course you will benefit from guest speakers, product training and additional training from external companies, such as Goldwell UK, TIgi and Balmain.

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Brighton MET is the location of our central campus.

Right in the heart of Brighton’s world-famous North Laine, the College is within walking distance of all the city’s main amenities – the award-winning city library, the independent shops and eateries and the beach.

Entry Requirements

If there are any applicable entry requirements, these will be listed in the key information section above.

Course Costs

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  • Three well-equipped training salons and a commercial salon open to the public
  • High-end industry standard equipment and products
  • Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
  • Cafés with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks

As part of this course you will undertake a compulsory additional one week of work experience (please be aware that bursaries will not cover childcare costs for all of these hours).

You will need to purchase uniform and kit for this course (cost to be confirmed).

Potential
Careers

Potential Careers

Hairdressing or beauty salon manager/proprietor

Typical Tasks:

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term needs.
  • Controls the allocation, training and remuneration of staff.
  • Provides clients with information and advice on styles and treatments, and resolves any complaints or problems.
  • Ensures clients' records are maintained.
  • Undertakes and/or directs hair treatments and/or beauty therapy.
  • Checks and maintains any equipment, and ensures that all safety requirements are met.
  • Demonstrates, advises on and sells hair and/or beauty products.
  • Ensures financial accounts for the business are maintained.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

2 Available opportunities 0.4% Rise in employment is expected by 2019 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £15,873

AVERAGE £27,651

POTENTIAL £50,603

Desired Skills:
  • Learning Strategies
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics

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Hairdresser or barber

Typical Tasks:

  • Discusses customer requirements, analyses hair condition and other relevant features to define and advise on hair style.
  • Washes, conditions, bleaches, tints or dyes hair and provides any necessary basic scalp treatments.
  • Cuts and trims hair using scissors, clippers, razor and comb.
  • Combs, brushes, blow-dries or sets wet hair in rollers to style or straighten.
  • Shaves and trims beards and moustaches.
  • Collects payment, arranges appointments and cleans and tidies salon.
  • Maintains client records and keeps up-to-date with new products, styles and techniques.
  • Ensures hair products are stored and used appropriately and observes relevant health and safety factors.
  • Demonstrates, sells and recommends hair care products to clients and advises them on hair care.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

1441 Available opportunities 5.1% Rise in employment is expected by 2019 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £12,578

AVERAGE £15,152

POTENTIAL £21,411

Desired Skills:
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Science
  • Writing
  • Mathematics

Current Vacancies on Indeed

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