Are you 16-18 years old and interested in a career in barbering? This City & Guilds technical certificate at City College Plymouth will give you the skills you need to work at a junior level in men’s hairdressing and barbering. It will cover basic barbering skills and is specifically designed to enable you to carry out a range of techniques in barbering. In our fully equipped salons you will learn barbering skills in cutting, styling and shampooing. You will also develop your skills in customer care and consultation, and health and safety.
You will study core and specialist units in cutting, male grooming, colouring, shampoo, condition and styling.
In our experience in order to be successful on this course, you will need the following:
- four GCSEs at grades 3 (D) or above
- an NVQ/VRQ Level 1 in Hairdressing or Hair and Beauty
- equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience
Your practical applications will be assessed through observation, oral questioning, written assignments and online exams.
On successful completion, you may progress to a Level 3 Barbering course or a Level 2 Hairdressing, 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.
Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.
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.)
Course Code: BARB
A Full Course Fee: £750
B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0
C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): £50
D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course
|How old are you?||How much will you pay?|
|16 - 18|
|19 - 23||may be free).(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course|
Please note fees are quoted for one year only.