Grade 3 Hair Dressing

Grade 3 Hair Dressing (GHD3) is offered as a GRADE 3 course examined by NITA. A certificate of completion is issues upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

KCSE and KCPE and any equivalent qualification

Duration: 12 Months

Delivery Method: Both Online & Physical

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3
Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
Course ManualKES 1,000.00
Student IDKES 250.00
Polo T-ShirtKES 800.00
Maintenance FeeKES 500.00
Student InsuranceKES 500.00
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 15,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Cosmetology ApronKES 750.00
Material FeeKES 2,000.00
Graduation FeeKES 1,350.00
Total: KES 25,150.00
Registration Fee-
Course Manual-
Student ID-
Polo T-Shirt-
Maintenance Fee-
Student Insurance-
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 15,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Cosmetology Apron-
Material FeeKES 2,000.00
Graduation FeeKES 1,350.00
Total: KES 20,350.00
Registration Fee-
Course Manual-
Student ID-
Polo T-Shirt-
Maintenance Fee-
Student Insurance-
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 15,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Cosmetology Apron-
Material FeeKES 2,000.00
Graduation FeeKES 1,350.00
Total: KES 20,350.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

The following are mandatory requirements needed upon admission:

  • Photocopy of KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  • Photocopy of National ID Card
  • Photocopy of Birth certificate
  • 6 A4 sized books
  • A minimum 3 ballpoint pens
  • A smart phone is greatly necessary

Course Units/Overview

Below is a breakdown of the units trained under this course

Trimester 1
G3HD101Career Information
G3HD102Salon Health And Safety Procedures
G3HD104Equipment, Tools, Products And Materials
G3HD108Working Effectively With Others
Trimester 2
G3HD103Shampooing And Conditioning Of Hair
G3HD105Plaiting And Braiding
G3HD107Locking And Crocheting Of Hair
Trimester 3
G3HD109Blow Drying
G3HD110Setting And Styling

Course Description

Grade 3 in Hair Dressing is a very exciting course that is best trained at Uwezo College. This one-year course, examinable by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA), is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation in hairdressing skills. Tailored for those with at least a KCPE Certificate, this course equips students with the essential knowledge and hands-on experience needed to thrive in the dynamic Hair Dressing industry.

Admission Requirements:

To qualify for Grade 3 in Hair Dressing, students need:

  • At least a KCPE Certificate. This prerequisite ensures that students entering the program have a basic educational background, setting the stage for a fulfilling learning experience.

Course Structure:

Grade 3 in Hair Dressing offers a well-rounded curriculum covering key areas essential for professional growth in the field. Training areas include:

  • Career Information in Hairdressing: Explore the diverse career opportunities within the vibrant field of hairdressing.
  • Salon Health and Safety Procedures: Learn crucial safety protocols to maintain a healthy and secure salon environment.
  • Tools, Equipment, Products, and Materials in Hairdressing: Gain hands-on experience with the tools and products vital for hairstyling.
  • Working Effectively with Others: Develop teamwork and interpersonal skills essential for a collaborative salon environment.
  • Shampooing and Conditioning of Hair: Master the art of hair cleansing and conditioning for various hair types.
  • Plaiting and Braiding: Acquire proficiency in diverse plaiting and braiding techniques.
  • Barbering: Learn the essentials of barbering, a valuable skill in the broader hairstyling profession.
  • Locking and Crocheting of Hair: Explore techniques for hair locking and crocheting, meeting diverse styling preferences.
  • Blow Drying of Hair: Develop expertise in the precise and effective use of blow-drying techniques.
  • Setting and Styling of Hair: Unlock the creativity within you by mastering the art of setting and styling hair.

Skills and Competencies:

Upon completing Grade 3 in Hair Dressing, students will gain fundamental skills and competencies, including:

  • Basic knowledge of various hairstyling techniques.
  • Understanding of salon health and safety measures.
  • Proficiency in using hairstyling tools and products.
  • Effective teamwork and communication skills.
  • Competence in shampooing, conditioning, plaiting, braiding, barbering, locking, crocheting, blow drying, setting, and styling hair.

Why Study at Uwezo College

Uwezo College is your ideal choice for quality education and career success. With full licensing from TVET, serving as an examination centre for KNEC and NITA, and being an approved training centre for KASNEB courses, we offer the most comprehensive and accredited education. Our track record of producing top-performing graduates who excel in the job market sets us apart. When you choose Uwezo College, you're making a commitment to your future, ensuring you receive the finest education, expert guidance, and a competitive edge in today's competitive job market. Join us and secure your path to success.

The following are reasons why you should make Uwezo College as the choice for your studies:

  • We are a TVET Technical and Business College fully registered with the Ministry of Education
  • We provide a serene learning environment and fully equiped workshops
  • We have qualified, competent and committed lecturers
  • Guaranteed attachment
  • We provide bursaries to the extremely needy students
  • We have free high speed Internet connectivity to our students
  • Affordable fees
  • We have clean and spacious hostels
  • We provide job linkages

Career Opportunities: Graduates of Grade 3 in Hair Dressing can explore entry-level positions in the beauty and hairstyling industry, including:

  • Junior Hairstylist
  • Salon Assistant
  • Apprentice Hairdresser
  • Beauty Shop Assistant

Embark on an exciting journey into the world of hairdressing with Grade 3 at Uwezo College, where passion meets professionalism. Unlock your hairstyling potential and lay the foundation for a rewarding career in the dynamic beauty industry.

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What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?

  1. KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  2. National ID Card or Birth certificate
  3. 2 Passport size photographs
  4. Registration Fee
  5. Student ID Fee
  6. Maintenance Fee
  7. Material Fee(where applicable)
  8. Polo T-Shirt fee
  9. Insurance Fee
  10. Student's handbook fee

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