Hair and Beauty

Hairdressing Level 3 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course starts in September 2019 and will be completed in one year.

Entry requirements
  • Successful completion of a Level 2 in Hairdressing
  • Suitable industry experience
You will achieve

You will achieve: Hairdressing Advanced Technical Diploma Level 3.

Last updated: 19th September 2018

Course overview

The aim of this course is to provide a programme of training, leading to a nationally recognised professional qualification to prepare you for working within the hairdressing industry. This course covers most aspects of advanced Hairdressing.

Course content

You will take part in various competitions in and out of the College which will then open up more job opportunities upon completion.

Course themes:

  • Consulting with and advising clients
  • Providing hair and scalp treatment services
  • Cutting and colour hair to create a variety of fashion looks
  • Creative hair design skills
  • Creatively styling and dressing hair
  • Colouring correction

How will I be assessed?

Online tests to complete throughout the course. Practical assessments to complete on paying clients – these are required for each unit.

What equipment will I need?

  • You will be required to purchase a uniform and kit. All kits are compulsory to attend and achieve the qualification. Further information will be provided at interview
  • Stationery

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

What can I do next?

Progression to employment, either working in a salon or other routes available e.g. cruise ships, spas, hotels etc. You could also progress to Beauty Therapy Level 2.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Advanced Learner Loans

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.



Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths or a higher level maths qualification we can help you do that too.

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.



Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Hairdressing Level 3 Full-time