Barbering Diploma Level 3 | Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

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

You will gain practical experience working in a realistic environment within the College Barber Shop and will provide services to paying clients.

Units may include:

  • Design and create a range of facial hair shapes
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of barbering techniques
  • Design patterns in hair
  • Colour hair using a variety of advanced techniques
  • Traditional wet shaving

Assessment Methods

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 a business qualification, or move straight into employment, self-employment in a salon, barber shop or on a cruise ship. Career opportunities such as working with media platforms are also an option for barbers.

Course Summary

Course Title Barbering Diploma Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need to have completed the Level 2 Certificate in Barbering, with a Merit profile, or a Level 2/3 hairdressing qualification and have a keen interest in the subject. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.

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The course has given me an insight into what I could do within the industry when I graduate, and I particularly enjoy the open clinic sessions when we work on the general public.

Charlotte Cossins-Price

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