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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 2016/17 (August 2016 – July 2017). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to foundation degrees or access to higher education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)”

Part-time

Course Code: BARBPT3

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): £50

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: £1600

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact info@cityplym.ac.uk or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
19 - 23 C  +  D(Note: If you do not have a level 3 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ C  +  D

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.