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About the course

Barbering is an everlasting industry. It's an amazing product with lots of different career opportunities. Successful people in the industry can take their pick from many top jobs – such as running your own business, preparing models, working on magazines and photoshoots, in theatre and film, even tending to the rich and famous.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, ideally one of which is English.

How much does it cost?

Standard barbering equipment, uniform and textbook/online learning resource. Approx cost £200.

Awarding Body

VTCT

Why study?

You will learn the skills and techniques to be able to work in this fast-paced and exciting industry. You will attend both theory and practical demonstration classes throughout the week. Theory units are delivered individually with an exam at the end of each one. Practical skills are developed on both blocks and clients until you feel confident; you will then be assessed working independently.

There will be guest speakres from:
Diva
L'Oreal
Wahl
Babyliss

Part-time courses require 100% commitment and learners should expect to do between 5-10 hours self-directed study at home each week.

Where will this course take me?

  • Junior Stylist/Junior Barber (Intermediate Level)
  • Advanced Level Hairdressing or Barbering
  • Level 4 Management
  • Preparing models, working on magazines and photoshoots, in theatre and film, even tending to the rich and famous.

Possible careers:

Barber
Colour technician
Salon supervisor
Freelance barber
5. product rep

Core modules

  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Create basic outlines and detailing in hair
  • Clipper maintenance
  • Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
  • Cut men's hair using basic techniques
  • Dry and style men's hair
  • Hair tonics
  • Health, safety and Hygiene

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by two end of year written examinations, synoptic practical assessment and portfolio presentation and homework.

Will I have to provide anything?

Standard barbering equipment, uniform and textbook/online learning resource. Approx cost £200.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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