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Barbering

Course Code: BARBPT3

Level: 3
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5.30pm- 9.00pm

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About the course

The Level 3 Diploma in Barbering provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed and/or self-employed barber able to work on hair combining a variety of different technical skills. This qualification is ideal for those who hold a hairdressing or barbering qualification and work in a commercial barbershop/salon.

What you'll learn

On this course, you will learn how to:

  • monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • cut men’s hair to create a variety of looks
  • cut facial hair to create a variety of looks
  • design and create patterns in hair
  • performing threading services for hair removal.
Entry requirements

In our experience in order to be successful on this level of course you will need the following:

  • a GCSE (or equivalent) in English
  • a Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing or Barbering
  • equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience.
Assessments/Exams

Your practical applications will be assessed through observation, oral questioning, written assignments and online exams.

What's next?

On successful completion you may progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing at the College, work as an Improver in a Barber’s shop, work on a cruise ship, become a specialist technician, or pursue a junior role in a salon.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.