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Level 3 Barbering – Diploma

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Information about this Course

Study Type
Part Time

Course Area

1 year

Entry Requirements
This course requires a good level of dexterity for application, literacy for communication and willingness to explore new things. You will need to have completed a Level 2 qualification in hairdressing. There will be an interview and skills test prior to enrolment.

Course Information

The Level 3 qualification in barbering includes some of the following units:

•  Cutting men’s hair to create a variety of looks
•  Cutting facial hair to create a variety of looks
•  Colouring hair to create a variety of looks
•  Creative hair design
•  Scalp massage
•  Promoting and selling products and services to clients
•  All of the skills required to become an advanced barber

An element of home study will be expected to be able to complete written assignments needed to support an understanding of technical theory which will then be put into practice carrying out practical tasks.

The course will be assessed through the use of written task, practical tasks and oral questioning. Practical assessments will be completed at Fareham College training salon. An element of home study will be expected to support the completion of written tasks.

You will be required to purchase a uniform, a barbering kit, block and text book to support the completion of your course. More details to be provided at enrolment.

Students completing this course will have the necessary skills to progress into employment as a barber.