Diploma in Barbering L3 (Part time)


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 fee £3,345 for ages 19+. Learner loan available – subject to status.

Course requirements

  • Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing, Barbering or significant salon experience.
  • Interview and short assessment.

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: Monitor and maintain Health and Saftey practice in the salon, Consultation support for colleagues, Cut men’s hair using a variety of techniques, Cut facial hair to create a variety of of looks, Design and create patterns in the hair, Provide shaving and face massage services. Additional units are to be confirmed.

What will it give me?

The course will give you a Level 3 Diploma 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.

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