VTCT Level 3 NVQ Award in Creative Hair Extension Services (QCF)



The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Hair Extension Services (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills to an advanced level through the intricate work of adding hair extensions and the creative art of cutting women’s hair. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of monitoring health and safety whilst working in the hairdressing industry. You will also develop a knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to an advanced level of occupational ability to enable you to perform your own salon services as well as support others.

Following the Course You Will:

When you have successfully completed this qualification you will have the opportunity to progress to the following VTCT qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering (QCF)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Chemically Treated African Type Hair (QCF)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Treating Natural African Type Hair (QCF)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering African Type Hair (QCF)
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (QCF)

Progression opportunities also exist in the form of specialist VTCT vocationally related qualifications and many more:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Barbering (QCF)
  • Level 3 Award in Bridal Hairstyling (QCF)
  • Level 4 Award in Advanced Hairstyling (QCF)

This qualification may lead directly into employment in the hairdressing industry as a senior stylist, a salon manager or to work as an independent hairdresser.

Entry Requirement:

A willingness to learn, self motivated and good organisational skills are essential.

Course Duration:

16 hours

Examination Process:

You are required to produce a portfolio of evidence which will consist of small assignments, which will be carried out at home. You will be continually assessed throughout the course where you will practice your skills on clients in a realistic working environment.  Exams will be carried out in the salon.

Course Fee: £3,500 Plus VAT

Includes 3 assignments  +  1 exam