Level 3 Fit & Style a Postiche

L3 Unit Award in: Fit & Style Postiche £700

Develop your skills to an advance level in fitting, styling and dressing various types of postiche

You will analyse the hair skin and scalp, identify the type of hairstyle to be worn, choose the correct type of postiche, incorporate the postiche into your hair design, use a form or ornamentation and advise your client on cleaning and maintenance

Throughout this process you will ensure you maintain an effective level of health, safety and hygienic procedures whilst you work

On completion of this unit you will:

  • be able to prepare and fit different types of postiche
  • be able to style postiche

You will learn the following:

  • how to block and attach a wig
  • how to attach a weft using silicone beads
  • use styling products
  • use electrical appliance
  • use of adhesive tape
  • pins & grips
  • ornamentation
  • finishing products
  • setting the hair
  • blow drying the hair
  • hair-up
  • cleaning and maintenance of postiche
  • consider all influencing factors of the hair

Entry Requirements:

  • you will need to have a good command of the English language
  • the ability to complete work on time
  • commitment to the course which is achieved by arriving to every class and on time
  • a willingness to learn
  • a love of hair

What to expect:

  • this course requires you to practice what you have learned regularly and to show your progress on Skype/Face-time for your tutor to evidence
  • You will be required to complete 2 assessments at the academy at a later date when you are confident in your abilities
  • You will gain your practical knowledge in the classroom, and it is a requirement that you use our monitored online knowledge-based system on a regular basis

Course Duration and Times:

  • 4 days – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. These days can run consecutively or one day per week for 4 weeks. We do our very best to work with you in selecting the days that suit you best but this is not always an option due to other courses running at the academy

Age requirements:

  • minimum 16 years – with no upper age limit


  • you can attend any of our Level 1, level 2 or Level 3 course units
  • Level 2 Diploma in: Hair & Media Makeup
  • Level 3 Diploma in: Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair & Media Makeup