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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
  • 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.
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.

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.)”

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.