Course Information


City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering

City & Guilds
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 01 September 2021
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 510
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 12
Course Coordinator: Marian.Colton@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 01 September 2021
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 510
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 12
Course Coordinator: mandy.mcmaster@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 06 September 2021
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 510
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 12
Course Coordinator: Sinead.Mcelhone@swc.ac.uk

Description

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering is a technical qualification that provides students with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed or self-employed barber. Students will attend College for theory and skills development within our commercial salons. Work placement is an integral component of the course helping students to understand the rigours of running a barbering business.

Additional Information

Students will be required to purchase a uniform and kit upon commencement of the programme.

Course Content

The course combines a large proportion of practical learning with relevant theory components. Students will gain practical skills in creative cutting barbering techniques, shaving services, design of facial hair shapes, creative patterns, specialist hair and scalp treatments. In addition, students will learn the commercial aspects of running a business such as health and safety requirements, consultation, and financial management. These are all important to ensure you are ready to work in the barbering industry.

Core Modules

  • Provide Client Consultation Services
  • Creatively Cut Hair using a Combination of Barbering Techniques
  • Design and Create a range of Facial Hair Shapes
  • Provide Shaving Services
  • Contribute to Financial Effectiveness of the Business
  • Provide Specialist Hair and Scalp Treatments
  • Design and Create Patterns in Hair
  • Optional Modules

    N/A

    Assessment Method

    A combination of practical observations, online assessments and written tasks are used to assess this qualification.

    Progression Opportunities

    Career opportunities exist in a variety of contexts, including commercial barbershops/salons, employed or self-employed, training representative for barbering equipment/products and cruise liners. There are further learning opportunities available which include VTCT Level 4 Award in Creative Male Grooming and Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management.

    Entry Requirements

    Students must have a current Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering or equivalent qualification.