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Barbering and Shaving — Level 3 Diploma

Course information

We are now offering an exciting opportunity to do a VRQ Level 3 qualification in Barbering. You will cover a number of units, covering a number of styles and techniques such as: monitor and maintain health and safety, consultation, cut men's hair to create a variety of looks, cut facial hair to create a variety of looks, creative hairdressing design skills, provide shaving and face massage. There are a number of optional units, such as: human resources management within the hair and beauty sector, design and create patterns in hair, provide scalp massage services. The Barbering Level 3 Diploma is aimed at people who would like to pursue a career within this fast growing industry, or for those already working in industry that would like to further develop their skills. A variety of teaching methods are used to include practical workshops, working in commercial salon and theory. There is a strong emphasis on developing employability skills throughout the programme of study to include community work and work experience placement. This course is Advanced Learner Loan eligible, which can fully cover the course fee.


VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Barbering

This course leads to...

Progression in the barbering sector.

Entry Requirements

For this course you must have either Level 2 Barbering qualification or equivalent and grades 4/C or above in Maths and English.

Why study with us?

Apply online by selecting 'apply for this course' or return a completed application form, available from Student Services. To find out more about College or to help you make your decision, call our College Information Line on 0151 252 3000.4
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Further Information...

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Course ID: 163595

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free.

19 years old or over at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 3345.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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