What you'll Learn

This qualification is for anyone working in the barbering industry, it will suit those who have just completed a Level 2 qualification, as well as those with plenty of experience. To achieve this qualification, you will complete a range of units, which may include some of the following units:

  • Provide shaving services
  • Creatively cut hair using a range of barbering techniques
  • Design and create patterns in hair
  • Fulfil salon reception duties
  • Colour and lighten men’s hair

Ideal If

If you’ve worked in barbering or hairdressing for some time and want to develop your skills.  You might want a broad qualification or to learn a particular technique, as well as developing your skills, and work towards gaining professional certification in the industry. You will learn a wide range of treatments on paying clients as well as learning the principles of operating a salon.

What to expect

You will learn in our training centre within a realistic working environment. By the end of your qualification, you’ll be demonstrating your skills on paying clients. For each unit your assessor watches and asks questions as you perform a tasks, to assess your practical skills. Your understanding of theory will be tested by the completion of online tests.

What next

This qualification provides a solid base for additional training and will support you to move from a junior role to a senior role. A Diploma in Barbering is designed to help you find work in:

  • Barber shops/ Hairdressing salons
  • Spas
  • Holiday resorts