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Barbering Advanced Level 3

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Barbering Advanced (Level 3)

This course will cover the skills and knowledge to progress into employment in the barbering industry. The course is suitable for those wishing to gain the necessary skills to run their own business or work as a qualified barber.

Available Courses
Brooks Hair & Beauty Bedford
Starts: 11/09/2023
Type: Full Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fees: 16-18 Yrs: Fully Funded 19+ Yrs: This course could be funded, for more information call us on 0345 658 8990 or use the Livechat below.
Tresham College Kettering Campus
Starts: 11/09/2023
Type: Full Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Course Information

Entry requirements

To begin this study programme you will need…

Duration: 1 Year

  • 1 year Level 2 Barbering qualification
Course content

The study programme consists of practical, theory, tutorials, English and Maths.

  • Subject units:
    • Monitor health and safety practice in the workplace
    • Consultation support for colleagues on hair services
    • Cut mens hair to create a variety of looks
    • Cut facial hair to create a variety of looks
    • Colour hair to create a variety of looks
    • Creative Hairdressing design skills
    • Provide shaving and face massage services
    • Perm hair to create a variety of looks
    • Design and create patterns in hair
    • Promote and sell products and services to clients.
  • English and maths:
    If you don’t already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills.
  • Work experience:
    You will need to complete work experience as part of your course.
  • Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills 
  • Additional vocational learning and qualifications:
    The programme will also involve demonstrations of current barbering trends.
Assessment methods

Each unit will have a variety of assessment criteria. This will be covered with on-line end of unit tests, assignments and practical assessments working on clients.

  • Barbering City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma


  • English and maths qualifications if required
Further study and career options

You will be qualified to work as a barber or may to continue to expand on your skills with a course in women’s hairdressing.

Additional information

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform in order to undertake our Hair & Beauty courses (TBC).

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.


Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.



We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.


Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.