Diploma in Barbering L3

Full Time · Hairdressing · Bishop Auckland Campus

Start Date:
03 September 2024
If you are aged 16 to 18 this course is free. Otherwise an Advanced Learner Loan is available.
Level 3
Taught at:
Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

This advanced level course builds on skills, knowledge and experience gained at Level 2. Practicing your skills in our purpose built salons and through a work placement you will continue to develop expertise in consulting with clients for hair services, how to style, dress, cut and finish men's hair, cutting facial hair and hair colouring and also learn and perfect new techniques such as creating patterns in men's hair and shaving techniques.

Course requirements

Minimum 4 GCSE’s at grades 9 - 4 (A* - C) or equivalent, including a C or above in Maths and English, or a Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject area.

What will I do?

Throughout the course you will learn advanced barbering skills. You will be required to complete theory tests and salon assessments. The course units include monitoring and maintaining health and safety practice in the salon, consultation support for colleagues, cutting men's hair using a variety of techniques, cutting facial hair to create a variety of looks, designing and creating patterns in the hair, providing shaving and face massage services.

What will it give me?

The course will give you a Level 3 in Barbering.

Materials needed

All students in the Hairdressing and Beauty department are required to wear a uniform and purchase their own hairdressing kit which can be purchased from the college. This is essential for all practical sessions.

What can I do when I finish?

You may want explore working in the barbering industry, Level 3 Hairdressing Course or an Assessor or Teaching qualification.

What next?

If you would like to apply, please click the "Apply Now" section below and follow the steps. Thank you!

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