Cornwall College Duchy College Bicton College Falmouth Marine School CCB Training

Barbering Diploma

Level 3

Bookmark Sign in to Apply  

Key Info

Learning Area   Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year


Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   07/09/2021

If you are already qualified to a level 2 standard and you are looking to upgrade your qualification. This course will help you to progress in your career as a barber. Not only will you develop existing skills but you will also learn how to design and create a range of facial hair shapes and provide shaving services.

You will be expected to attend College for two/three days a week and will be required to work to high professional standards. You will train in one of our industry standard salons, work in a realistic environment and use the latest equipment, machinery and products within the industry. When you are confident enough and have practiced the techniques to a level 3 standard, you will be able to provide services to paying customers.

Alongside the training, you will be required to complete work related experience within the industry to enrich your programme of study and gain employability skills. You are also required to complete course work and research in your own time towards completion of this qualification.

  What You Will Learn

You will be hands-on from the first week. Learning in purpose-built salons, you will be training in a dynamic and commercial environment. From creatively cutting hair using a combination of barbering techniques, designing and creating a range of facial hair shapes, providing shaving services, advising and providing client consultation, you will be training to industry standard.

As well as the practical knowledge that you will gain from working on the job, our team of industry trained professionals will guide you through the theory offering their advice and demonstrating techniques

  Entry Requirements

You will need a Level 2 barbering qualification and a real interest in the barbering industry. You should be enthusiastic to learn a variety of advanced practical skills and the associated knowledge, which will develop your employment opportunities within the industry. As with all barbering professions, you will need to create the right impression with your clients and must therefore be professional, courteous and discreet. Excellent communication skills are essential. This is an intensive, knowledge-based course and we do look for enthusiasm and motivation to succeed on the course.

  Work Experience

In addition to the main qualification you will be expected to attend an industry work placement in a barbers to gain experience and knowledge of employability skills and expectations of being a part of a team in this industry. This will help you gain valuable work experience to help you develop a career in this exciting industry

  Assessment

Theory is delivered for each unit and in house exams are set, however emphasis is placed on practical learning. Paying clients are to be used for practical assessment. Assessments are carried out during practical lessons along with some on-line testing.

Alongside the theory you will produce a portfolio of your work which will be verified and should include assessment books, projects, and theoretical work

  Progression

Afterwards, you may wish to take up the exciting opportunities that exist for barbers throughout the UK as well as overseas in holiday resorts, on cruise ships and major airlines. There are good prospects for barbers and you could follow a variety of career paths. You may move into management or become a trainer, lecturer or a company field demonstrator.

  Gallery


Sign in to Apply

  Tags


# Barbering # Diploma # Hair # Barber # Barberingcourse # barber2021

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

Download as PDF

  Profile

Lisa Allen

A photo of Lisa Allen

Lisa credits the reflexology diploma at the college as life changing, allowing her to now pursue her dream career. Having completed the course, she now runs a successful reflexology practice as well as wellbeing and yoga retreats.

"I had developed an interest in holistic therapies and wanted a career change into that industry. The college have a great spa and beauty department and the tutor for reflexology is a wealth of knowledge.

The mixture of theory and practical study kept the course interesting and engaging. This course completely changed my life, giving me a rewarding and fulfilling career as well as financial security."

  Related Events

Virtual Open Day at Cornwall College

Virtual Open Day at Cornwall College

20 May 2021, 17:00-19:00


Discover the huge range of courses, degrees and apprenticeships available across the Cornwall College campuses in Camborne, Newquay and St Austell.

Read More

  Related News

Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day   

Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day   

13th May 2021


Read article

Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day

Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day

30th April 2021


People of all ages are being invited to experience everything a leading south west college group has to offer at a virtual event next month.

Read article

£1.5bn college investment fund to help boost Cornish town

£1.5bn college investment fund to help boost Cornish town

8th April 2021


Cornwall College St Austell has today been named as one of just 16 colleges in England to receive a share of £1.5 billion in the next phase of the government’s further education capital transformation fund.

Read article

Local student nails new business during lockdown

Local student nails new business during lockdown

2nd May 2020


A St Austell student has seen the opportunity to use her skills to create a business during lockdown.

Read article

  Similar Courses

Hairdressing Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


A progression route for Level 2 hairdressers wanting to gain employment within the hairdressing industry. This course is aimed at learners wishing to further their existing hairdressing skills in advanced techniques. You will be expected to attend College for two/three days a week and will be required to work to high professional standards. You will train in one of our industry standard salons, work in a realistic environment and use the latest equipment, machinery and products within the industry. When you are confident enough and have practiced the techniques to a level 3 standard, you will be able to provide services to paying customers. Alongside the training, you will be required to complete work related experience within the industry to enrich your programme of study and gain employability skills. You are also required to complete course work and research in your own time towards completion of this qualification.

View course

Diploma in Aromatherapy

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


If you love promoting the health and wellbeing of others holistically, this is the course for you. This is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as an aromatherapist. This course encourages practical learning you will spend time in our treatment rooms working on clients, learning as you go and perfecting your skills in a supportive and knowledgeable environment. It will enable you to work in industry within a healthcare setting, for yourself, with in a spa, salon or wellbeing centre. This course is made up of four units: Principals and Practice of Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of the history and influences on the complementary therapy sector Business Practice for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills in researching, planning, maintaining and marketing a business in the complementary therapy industry. You will also learn to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues. Anatomy and physiology for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of anatomy, physiology and pathology. Provide Aromatherapy for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills in carrying out aromatherapy treatments, using the techniques of blending essences and fixed carrier oils. As part of this unit you will learn in detail 19 carrier oils and 42 essential oils to enable you to develop bespoke treatment plans. These skills combined will give you the enthusiasm to work in a rapidly growing industry, for yourself or in a health care setting. During you time with us at college we will also hope to take you into industry so you can see and experience for yourself different career options.

View course

Hairdressing Diploma (Evening)

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This Level 3 course is designed to be a progression route for Level 2 hairdressers wanting to gain employment within the hairdressing industry and is aimed at learners wishing to further their existing hairdressing skills. During this course you will be given the opportunity to train in one of our industry standard salons, work in a realistic environment and use the latest equipment, machinery and products within the industry. Alongside this training, you will be required to complete work related experience within the industry to enrich your programme of study and gain employability skills. You are also required to complete course work and research in your own time towards completion of this qualification Throughout this course you will learn a variety of advanced practical skills and the associated knowledge, which will develop your employment opportunities within the hairdressing industry. This is an intensive, knowledge-based course and enthusiasm and motivation are important if you wish to succeed on the course.

View course

Cornwall College Array Barbering, Diploma, Hair, Barber, Barberingcourse, barber2021