Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 year Level 3 Part-Time - Day Ashington Main Campus Skills & Qualifications Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

This course is for barbering/hairdressing professionals currently working in the industry, or who have completed a Level 2 qualification and would like to improve their skills to an advance level.

You should have 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.

Students aged 19+ are not required to study Maths and English, however, the college do offer courses to help you upskill if required.

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.

Tuesday 10am - 7pm

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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