Subject: City and Guilds VRQ Hair and Beauty

What will I study? 
The structure of the course will allow you to focus on your talents and interests within the Hair & Beauty Sector and is an excellent. You must have gained a Level 2 in Hair and Beauty to attend the Level 3 Course. 

Units of study: 

  • UNIT 310- MAKE AND STYLE A HAIR ADDITION

  • UNIT 312 -  ANATOMICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE OF BODY SYSTEMS.

  • UNIT 313 -  ORIGINS, PRINCIPLES AND THEORIES OF MASSAGE

  • UNIT 316 – CREATIVE HAIRDRESSING DESIGN SKILLS

  • UNIT 334 -  NAIL ENHANCEMENT AND ADVANCED HAND AND NAIL ART TECHNIQUES

  • UNIT 335 – EXPLORE THE ORIGINS OF MASSAGE AND PRINCIPLES OF COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE.

How would it help me in the future?
Following completion of the Level 3 course, successful candidates will be able to further develop their individual skills through work employment or higher qualifications such as;

  • City and Guild Level 4 VRQ Diploma in Hair and Beauty

  • City and Guild Level 4 Business. 

How will my work be assessed?
You will complete over 1 year 6 units in Hair and Beauty.  You will be assessed practically in a realistic working environment.  You will also carry out assignment tasks.  Each of these unit will be assessed as a Pass, Merit or Distinction Grade.  

Will all my study be in school?
Your lessons will be within school making use of the specialised facilities within the school. You will carry out work placement which the school will help you find.  Homework will be set each week. 

What will be especially important for me to succeed on the course?
The course provides you with real world experiences.  Your practical experience will help broaden your horizons and this combined with your academic qualifications demonstrates to prospective employers, maturity, motivation and independence, making your CV stand out from the crowd when it comes to entering the world of work.