Lambeth College - Level 3 Diploma in Barbering (City and Guilds)

Hair & Beauty

Fee Information

Full Cost Co Funded Loan Employer Sponsored International
£4,014 - £3,345 - -

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Is this the course for you?

This is a seriously impressive course, for people serious about barbering. The Level 3 Diploma in Barbering is an advanced, technical qualification, and the perfect platform to launch your career sky-high.

Designed specifically for those of you who have already studied barbering or hairdressing at Level 2, and now want to take that next step and become a fully-qualified barber or senior men's stylist, on this course you will explore everything from hairdressing consultations, advanced cutting techniques, creatively styling men's hair, right through to salon management and improving your customer service skills.

Much more than just cutting hair, being a qualified barber requires knowledge of a vast array of hair and beauty techniques, and the Level 3 Diploma in Barbering is the place to learn them. You will develop technical skills in hair and scalp treatments and colouring techniques, plus you'll be able to develop and display your artistic flair while learning to creatively style and dress hair.

On top of all this, you'll also learn how to contribute to the profitability of the salon, promote and recommend services and products, and provide exceptional customer service.

This is an evening course consisting of three evening classes a week, so it can be fitted in around your existing work, study, or family commitments.

What modules will you do?

You will study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, which include:

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Promote additional services or products to customers
  • Provide hairdressing consultation services
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques
  • Colour hair using a variety of techniques
  • Creatively style and dress hair
  • Develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills
  • Provide specialist hair and scalp treatments
  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business
  • Support customer service improvements
What do you need to apply?

5 GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) at grade C or 4 or above or equivalent Level 2 vocational qualification at merit/pass or above

Additional Information: Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing/Barbering

How will you be assessed?

You will be continually assessed by a combination of practical assessments (performing treatments and techniques on clients), observations, and portfolio course work.

Where can this course take you?

This course can lead to employment as a fully-qualified barber or men's stylist. Further experience and expertise can also lead to salon management.

After successfully passing the Level 3 Diploma in Barbering, you may wish to consider broadening your expertise with the following equivalent qualification:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing (City and Guilds)

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