Classic Course NVQ Level 3 Combination
Duration: 18 weeks (3 days per week) 26 weeks (2 days per week)


Qualification: NVQ LEVEL 3

                      Level 2 Barbering certificate

                      NICKY OLIVER DIPLOMA


Fee: £9,350.00 + V.A.T. (£11,220.00 in total)

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The Nicky Oliver NVQ Level 3 combination course is an intensive, practical course, designed to cater for students who have gained an NVQ level 2 qualification in the hairdressing profession.



As part of the course, which is delivered over 2 or 3 days each week, your skills will be assessed and should there be any gaps in your level 2 knowledge we will address them.  For the first half of the NVQ Level 3 course you will learn advanced and current commercial hairdressing skills, along with the theory and technical knowledge required to become a level 3 professional stylist.  Once completed, you will move onto the next level and learn more advanced techniques.


The aim of the course is to enable you to become a more professional stylist working to a high standard with a more in depth understanding, and experience of, the hairdressing profession.


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The classes are small to ensure each individual receives the correct amount to training according to individual needs.You will be continually assessed throughout the course and will be working towards gaining your NVQ Level 3, the Nicky Oliver Academy Diploma in Hairdressing and your barbering level 2 certificate . Students must reach the minimum standards required to obtain the above qualification. 


Your age is immaterial. Your enthusiasm and an interest in the profession, along with our proven teaching methods, which are delivered in a relaxed and friendly environment, will ensure that you progress towards gaining your qualification.


NVQ Level 3 Course, Nicky Oliver Diploma Course plus Level 2 barbering certificate Course Content:

Consultation Skills

Health & Safety

Customer Service Skills

Advanced Cutting

Advanced Colouring

Advanced Hair-Up

Advanced Mens Hair

Creative Hair-Up

Colour Theory

Cutting Theory

Fashion Cutting

Fashion Colouring

Advanced Colour Correction

Mens hairdressing (Barbering)

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Advanced Cutting Course


The Nicky Oliver Academy Advanced Cutting course is ideal for the professional stylist who would like to update their skills, and develop their cutting artistry.


Delivered in 3 or more days, as required by the student, they will be shown techniques developed at the Nicky Oliver Academy alongside other advanced cutting techniques, including all the latest fashion cutting techniques which are in the current trends. 



This helps motivate and give confidence to the student.


Duration: to 3 days


Experience: Salon experience


Cost:    3 Days    £695.00+V.A.T.


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Fashion Cut and Colouring Techniques


The Nicky Oliver Academy Fashion Cut and Colouring Techniques course is ideal for the professional stylist who is looking for inspiration and motivation in the fascinating world of hair colour and fashion cuts.


Delivered in 3 or more days, as required by the student, the latest fashion techniques developed at the Nicky Oliver Academy will be shown alongside other fashion techniques.


These will include all the latest fashion cutting techniques.


This course will also help motivate and give confidence to the student.


Duration: 3 days


Experience: Salon experience


Cost: £695.00 + V.A.T. Per


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32 Oldham Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester. M1 1JN           Tel: 0161 241 0380, (Calls from outside UK: 0161 241 0380)

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From his Manchester based hairdressing school, the secret of the success of Nicky Oliver is his drive and ambition to be at the top of his profession and his understanding that this is achieved by talent, hard work and determination. He surrounds himself with hard working, ambitious people who share his drive for success.

Nicky built his Manchester hair academy and training business around this strong team, with Nicky Oliver as a motivating influence, passing on his knowledge and skills to help others fulfil their own potential. Nicky Oliver leads a prolific team, directing photographic shoots with his internationally renowned artistic team.

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