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 building their knowledge, 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
  • Design patterns in hair
  • Colour hair using a variety of techniques
  • Wet shaving

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

Please note, there is an additional cost for kit that will be discussed at your interview. Once you enrol on the course, you will receive further details and links to make purchases from the College or directly with suppliers.

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 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 to have completed a Level 2 qualification in hairdressing or barbering and have a keen interest in the subject. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.

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I love the social aspect to College and hanging out with friends, but also think the course will set me up in the future. I’ve been able to improve my skills, learn new techniques and the tutors have given me excellent advice about working in a salon.

Bobbi Shute

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