Barbering Level 3
Type: Full Time
Subject: Hairdressing, Beauty and Complementary Therapies
Start Date: 11 September 2023
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
If you have an artistic eye for fashion but prefer to create the perfect look on male
clients then the Level 3 Barbering course could be what you are looking for! This
qualification will allow you to channel all of your creativity and artistry through
your passion for hair on male clients. You will study 3–4 days per week which will
include two evenings. We recommend you achieve a Level 2 Barbering qualification
or have equivalent industry experience before applying.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
You will need to have achieved a level 2 hairdressing or barbering qualification or equivalent. Mature students may offer experience in a salon as an alternative to formal qualifications.
What is covered
Throughout the course you will study a variety of units including consultation,
cut men's hair to create a variety of looks, cut facial hair to create a variety of looks, creative hairdressing design, provide shaving and face massage services,
colouring and lighten, Indian head massage and reception duties.
How is the course assessed
Coursework, exams and practical observations.
What can this course lead to
Successful learners can enter the industry as a barber working in one of the following establishments; barber shop, cruise ship, hotels and spas as a men's stylist. You may wish to widen your skills to specialise in specific areas of hairdressing. You could progress to a level 4 hairdressing course or a foundation degree in hairdressing at university.
Are there any additional costs
You will need to purchase a barbering kit and uniform (approx £300.00 if need kit,
electrical and uniform for a progressing student approx £70.00) – details of these
will be given at your interview.