Barbering Diploma Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide you with a good knowledge of advanced gent’s barbering. It is for those who have a genuine interest in barbering and who are dedicated and committed to joining a full-time course, with the ambition to succeed in this exciting industry.

Units may include:

  • Design and create a range of facial hair shapes
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of barbering techniques
  • Provide face massage services
  • Colour hair using a variety of techniques
  • Wet shaving

Assessment Methods

You will gain practical experience working in a realistic environment within the College Barber Shop and will provide services to paying clients. Assessment methods include practical observation, oral questions, online tests, assignments and a final exam.

Progression Options

On successful completion of the course you may choose to study for a business qualification, or move straight into employment in a salon, barber shop or on a cruise ship.

Course Summary

Course Title Barbering Diploma Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 range including Maths and English, and a
Level 2 hairdressing or barbering qualification. You also need to have a keen
interest in the subject of barbering and entry is subject to a successful

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I have always known I wanted to be a barber and after coming to the BTC Open Evenings and a Taster Day I loved what I saw. The College has excellent facilities and is a really friendly environment. I have enjoyed meeting new people on my course and have made some great friends.

Charles Maclean

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