Course Type: Part Time

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Barbering

  • Course Code AAA0588
  • Day Weekdays
  • Time Evening
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

This new course is the qualification to take if you'd like a career in barbering. You'll train in our industry standard Barber Shop, based at Baltic Campus and work one day a week in a salon or barber shop placement. The course covers a range of challenging and exciting barbering techniques and styles, including:

  • Client care
  • Shampooing
  • Colouring
  • Wet Shave
  • Team work 
  • Health and safety

Your practical work will be assessed throughout the course by our teaching team.


An interview is required and equipment is needed.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

You must have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in hairdressing and have previous experience in the hairdressing industry.

Required experience

Experience of working at Level 2 in Hairdressing.

The cost of this course varies depending on your age and circumstances.

If you are under 19 years old, this course is free.

If you are aged over 19 years old you may qualify for free or reduced price course fees, depending on your circumstances.

If you already have a full level 3 qualification and are aged 19 years over, you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or pay the fee upfront in full and qualify for a 10% discount.

For an up to date cost and more finance information please visit an Enrolment Event, call 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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