(2 days a week)
10am - 4pm
Level 3 Diploma awarded by VTCT
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Anyone wanting to develop their career or become a barber (then onto stage of hairdresser/hair stylist).
About this course
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Barbering is a technical level qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed barber. This qualification is based on barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's lead barbering professional association (British Barbering Association - BBA) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a senior barber.
The Level 3 Diploma in Barbering is a substantial vocational qualification which gives you the opportunity to enhance your career in barbering. From doing this course and achieving your VTCT Level 3 qualification, it will enable you to work in salons, department stores, training establishments and mobile.
Our Barbering course is also the preliminary stage before enrolling onto our Hairdressing course. Therefore in order to enrol for the Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing, you will have to complete this Barbering course to gain eligibility via our training academy. Otherwise, learners will require a Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing prior to undertaking the Level 3 qualification in Hairdressing.
Please note: It's mandatory to either hold a Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing, or hold a Level 3 qualification in Barbering before applying for the Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing.
This course is comprised of 7 mandatory units which cover the necessary practical and theoretical skills to provide a wide range of techniques and styles.
Provide client consultation services
Creatively cut hair using a combination of barbering techniques
Design and create a range of facial hair shapes
Provide shaving services
Fulfil salon reception duties
Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of
Design and create patterns in hair
During this course you will be assessed through various assessments, multiple choice theory exams, evidence portfolio and workbooks. Also, a 90% attendance is required to pass the course due to the intensity and course length. You will receive personal guidance and tutorials throughout the course by our highly experienced tutors to ensure your goals are met, and you successfully achieving your qualifications.
We will assess all applicants suitability on a case-by-case basis. Entry onto the course may be obtained through previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in barbering/hairdressing and/or successful completion of an English and Maths Assessment and interview.
All of our Level 3 courses are Government-funded by the Advanced Learner Loan. If you wish to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to fund the course, these are the requirements to join our course:
You must be 19 or over on the first day of your course
NATIONALITY AND RESIDENCY STATUS
Be living in the UK on the first day of your course
Be a UK national or have ‘settled status’ (this means there are no restrictions on how long you can stay)
Have been living in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man for 3 years before starting your course
You may be eligible if you’re an EU national, or a family member of an EU national
You have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme
A refugee, or the family member of one
you’ve been given indefinite leave to remain because you’ve been the victim of domestic violence
you’ve been given indefinite leave to remain as a bereaved partner
For more information about the eligibility for the Advanced Learner Loan, check below:
This course is delivered at our Canary Wharf Centre with attendance for classes being required two days a week, 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Our expert course tutors will guide you through the course and our centre is equipped with everything you need to be able to complete assignments and undertake independent study, including computers and laptops.
The fee for this course is £3,345. The full course fee can be funded via the Advanced Learner Loan. You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan here.
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