Barbering Level 3 Certificate

This barbering course is our most advanced, designed for qualified barbers at level 2. You will refine and advance from your current skills by moving onto creative cutting and styling techniques including shapes and patterns in the hair and the intricate specialist work of cutting facial hair.

You will also learn the growing demand for the traditional , hot towel wet shave experience including facial massage and the use of hot and cold towels.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to perform your own salon services.




Level 3

Course Type


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Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee
60314-01 12/09/23 28/06/24 Thursday 10:30 17:00 £1645

What will I study?

City and Guilds Level 3 Barbering is a qualification has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills to an advanced level through a variety of techniques in the following units

  • Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Advanced consultation to support peers.
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of barbering techniques
  • Design and create a range of facial hair designs
  • Provide shaving services

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

You will be required to demonstrate a good level of English in both written and communication skills, in line with the level of the course.

How will I be assessed?

You will be required to build up a portfolio of evidence, complete a range of assignments. You will be assessed on live models for your practical assessments Underpinning knowledge will be assessed by passing external written papers.

What qualification will I achieve?

City and Guilds Level 3 VRQ Certificate in Barbering

What can I do after completing this course?

You can work in a barbers or on a self employed basis

Are there any extra costs?

You will need to provide your own scissors, clippers and razors. A kit will also be available for you to purchase if required

Additional Info

A standardised centre approved kit will need to be purchased. This will be a add on kit to your current level 2 barbering kit.