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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 year Level 3 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

Unlock your artistic flair and master the art of barbering with our Level 3 Certificate course. From creative hair cutting to facial hair mastery, you’ll learn advanced techniques and gain the expertise needed to enter the salon services. Prepare for an exciting career in the world of grooming and style!

You will need a Level 2 qualification in hairdressing or barbering.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire Those in receipt of benefits may be eligible for support with course costs and kits.

Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical observations and online tests.

Ideally you will need to have a placement in a barbers to gain the practice required.

We have links within the industry with organisations such as Mhfed, Wahl, the British Barbers Association, and the British Barber Bash.

This course is planned to run 3 days a week; Monday- Wednesday including 1 late night on a Tuesday.

All timetables may be subject to change

You will study modules including:

- Cutting and blending techniques
- Designs within hair
- Cutting facial hair to shape
- Shaving and facial massage services

City and Guilds

Northumberland College take an active part in local, regional and national competitions.

What’s next?

You may progress to Level 3 in Hairdressing or salon management. Alternatively, you could progress into employment within a salon.

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