Womens Hairdressing (VTCT) Diploma Level 3

Dundee and Angus College


Arbroath Campus, Kingsway Campus


This course builds on existing knowledge, skills and understanding of hairdressing and will develop individual technical skills to prepare learners for employment as a senior hairdresser/stylist.

Includes mandatory units required to work effectively: Health and Safety; Client Consultation; Advanced Cutting; Styling and Colouring Techniques and Promoting Products and Services to Clients.

Specialist topics include creative hairdressing and designing a hairstyle collection. Learners will have their hairdressing skills assessed in a realistic working environment. This qualification's structure provides learners with the flexibility to develop for their designated career pathway.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of (VTCT) Level 2 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing (or equivalent) or relevant industry experience. Selection is based on a group information session, skills test and individual interview. A satisfactory reference may be required.

Progression Routes

To gain employment as a Hairdresser in a wide variety of industries.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hair, Beauty and Complementary Therapies

SCQF Level