Barbering Level 3 Diploma

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, finally, to compliment the suite of units you will study and develop skills in colouring and lightening of hair.

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

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Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee
enquire apply 60314-01 28/09/23 30/05/24 Thursday 10:30 17:00 £1645

What will I study?

The VTCT 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

  • Provide client consultation services
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of barbering techniques
  • Design and create a range of facial hair shapes
  • Provide shaving services
  • Colour and lighten men's hair
  • Design and create patterns in hair

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?

VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma 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

You will be required to show evidence of a level 2 qualification or experience working within the barbering industry