Course Type: Part Time

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Barbering

  • Course Code AAA0588
  • Day Weekdays
  • Time TBC
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus
This new City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma is the qualification you need if you wish to pursue a career in barbering. As part of the course you will work one day per week in a salon placement.

The course will be taught in our fully equipped Barber Shop at our Baltic campus. 

You will study an innovative programme of challenging and exiting barbering assessments that will include a variety of barbering skills.


You will be formally assessed by your tutor prior to performing services on clients, all aspects of barbering from client care, shampooing, colouring, wet shaving, team work and health & safety.


Below is an outline of what you will learn:

  • Promote and sell products and sevices to clients
  • Barbering Consultation Services
  • Cut hair using a variety of barbering  technique's
  • Design and create facial hair shapes
  • Shaving services
  • Creative hair design skills


In order to complete this course you will need to hold a VRQ or NVQ in Level 2 Barbering or a hairdressing qualification and will have 4 GCSE qualifications grades A-C

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

lv 2 qualification in Barbering

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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