Hairdressing and Styling Course - Level 3 CPD Certificate - New and Ready to Enrol On

Oplex Careers


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£19 inc VAT (was £199.99)
Offer ends 18 November 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
70 Hours
7 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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The online Hairdressing and Styling Course from Oplex Careers aims to provide insight into the skills and knowledge related to working in the glamorous field of hairdressing, whether independently or as part of a larger team.

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Course Description

The online Hairdressing and Styling Course will introduce and discuss the key skills related to learning hairdressing and styling for your clients. This course will provide insight and understanding into working in this industry independently, or as part of a larger team, styling hair for clients with the use of practical examples. Whether working in this field already, you want to get started working with within the hair and beauty industry, or just interested in this field of study, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.

Course Syllabus

The Hairdressing and Styling Course is split into the following modules:

    • Understanding Hair
    • Hair Treatment
    • Types of Hair Colour and Face Shapes
    • Washing your Hair using Professional Techniques
    • Tools and their Functions
    • Understanding Men’s Hair
    • Up-styling: History, Tools and Techniques
    • Hair Extensions
    • Hairstyles
  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Hairdressing and Styling Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Hairdressing and Styling Course. This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Hairdressing and Styling Course.

Course Duration

The online Hairdressing and Styling Course requires 60 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Hairdressing and Styling Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

Our Hairdressing and Styling Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Hairdressing and Styling Course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.

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Flo asked:

Will this course be recognised by a hairdresser as a qualification to get a job to progress?


Thanks for getting in touch. This course is CPD Accredited which is training related to professional development and is recognised by schools and employers across the UK. Many of our learners use this course and certificate to support job applications as well as helping them move into further training required by their employer. Once you have registered onto your course, our team receive your order then send over your login details to get started right away. Hope this helps.

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Charlotte asked:

Will this course qualify me as a hairdresser


This course is CPD Accredited which is training related to professional development and is recognised by employers across the UK. This is not equivalent to a formal qualification. Instead this course will introduce you into the field teaching practical skills that you could then use to support your CV and job applications.

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Tiff asked:

Can you still do this course if you have level2 woman’s hairdressing xx


Hi Tiff, Thanks for getting in touch. You can enroll on any of our courses even if you do or do not have experience and can enroll from any age as well. I hope this helps! Kind regards.

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suzanne asked:

I have a windows phone. would I still be able to access the course through my device


Yes! The course is accessible using any device with access to the internet. Thanks

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BEAUTY asked:

Is this for a novice with no experience or someone already working in the hair beauty industry? Thanks.


You can study this course as a beginner, as the course will cover the theory side to hairdressing and styling. Equally, depending on your level of experience you can still take this course is you want to put some practical knowledge into context. So there are no restrictions on the course.

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Paul asked:

Do you need to be employed as a hairdresser to do this course and if not where do you get practical training


There are no requirements to starting this course, just a keen interest in the topic and access to the internet. Thanks!

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Charlotte coultard asked:

Hi, Im qualified level 2, I am wanting to do my level 3 will this be practical work too not just theory? How long does this take?


This course is based online so although it will cover practically working in hairdressing, the course is available online only. There are recommended learning hours and you will have access for 12 months. Many students finish within this time and so will receive their certificate from our team within 3 working days. For those that require longer than the 12 months, there is an option to extend, and you will receive your certificate as soon as your Final Assessment is completed. Thanks!

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