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Barbering Diploma

Level 3

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Key Info

Learning Area   Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year
Course Code   10013-CAM-22


Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   06/09/2022

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.

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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.

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Lisa Allen

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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."

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