Working as a barber or hairdresser to provide hair cutting, styling and grooming services for men and women. Achievement of this standard makes you eligible for state registration with the Hair Council.
This qualification is a job-ready qualification for anyone wanting to be a truly proficient professional in hairdressing or barbering. They expand on the basic skills of Level 2 and are aimed at those wishing to enter the top level of their professional or who want to go on to become salon managers and owners. This qualification allows learners to develop skills essential to working in a hairdressing salon, such as providing consultation services or for clients and awareness of health and safety. The qualification develops the specialist skills needed to carry out hairdressing or barbering services. Learners will carry out their work within a realistic work context.