Advanced Hair Professional L3

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Start Date

01 Aug 2021

Study Hours

Part Time
6 hours per week


01 Aug 2021


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Course Overview

Advanced and Creative Hair Professionals are creative, passionate, and driven professionals who work without supervision, managing themselves and others when required. Learners will provide a quality service, whilst working to the highest standards and continuously developing their personal and professional skills. Learners take ownership of their work and client lists, accept responsibility, are proactive, flexible and adaptable, plan their work and time; they aim for excellence by taking exceptional pride in their work and industry. Learners will deliver hair fashion-forward trends, which are innovative styles inspired by current images and their own creativity, individual flair, imagination and interpretation.

What You’ll Learn

The program will require you to develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours in a professional environment and achieve a series of standards to prove your competence and skill: hair industry practices and principles hair cutting and styling techniques for all hair types. Washing, shampoo, drying and other skills needed for salons. Using specialist hair grooming materials and tools. Communication skills – including meeting and greeting and building rapport. Specialist hairdressing skills and health and safety requirements and legislation.

Below are mandatory units for the standards

  • Provide client consultation services
  • Advanced and creative cutting services
  • Creative fashion styling and finishing services
  • Provide smoothing and strengthening services
  • Advanced and creative colour services
  • Use fashion forward trends in hair, creative and precision
  • techniques to create a collection of hairstyle looks
Entry Requirements

Must be 16 and over before August. An apprenticeship is a job with training. You will be employed at least 30 hours a week, with 80% of your working hours in your day-to-day role, and the remaining 20% of your time engaged in training or study.

How you will be assessed?

Your knowledge and understanding will be assessed using the assessment methods. Where possible your assessor will integrate knowledge outcomes into practical observations through oral questioning.

English & Maths

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3. A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL.

End Point Assessment

End-point assessment (EPA) is the final stage that an apprentice goes through to complete their apprenticeship. The apprentice must show their learning to an independent end-point assessor and the grades available are distinction, pass or fail.
Knowledge Test
Observation and Questioning
Professional Discussion

Course and Career Progression

Your tutor will advise you on progression. You can progress to further study a higher level course or another course at EBCF. Careers Information, advice and guidance is also available at EBCF.

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