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Barbering

Course Code: BARBPT3
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Course type: Part-time
  • Duration: One year
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Various days and times

What's it all about?

The Level 3 Certificate 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.

Course information

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
  • wet shave.

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 Barbering
  • 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 the level 2 course 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.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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