Barbering City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate - City of Wolverhampton College

Barbering City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate

Barbering City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate

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Barbering City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate

If you have already completed a Level 2 qualification in barbering or hairdressing this course will give you the skills you need to become a fully qualified barber.  

You will learn a range of advanced skills - including cutting men's hair and facial hair, providing shaving and facial massage services.   

You will also learn how to deliver first class customer service and promote products to clients, as well as the importance of health and safety in the workplace - all of which will impress future employers and equip you for a dynamic career in the industry.  

You will work with a range of real clients in the college's commercial hair salon at the Wellington Road campus, which will enable you to gain valuable work experience as you learn your skills.  

*Please note: you will be required to have potential clients who will be able to visit the salon to enable you to complete your assessment and will also be required to purchase your own barbering kit, costing approximately £180 - order forms will be provided prior to starting the course and financial support may be available to help with these costs.


To access this course you are required to have: 

  • Four or more GCSEs at Grade D /3 or above including English and/or maths  
  • Level 2 barbering/hairdressing qualification 
  • Purchase a hairdressing kit  (details will be provided at enrolment)


By studying this course you will learn how to: 

  • Cut men's hair to create a variety of looks. 
  • Cut facial hair to create a variety of looks. 
  • Provide shaving and face massage services.  
  • Provide consultations on hair services 
  • Creative hairdressing design skills
  • Design and create patterns in hair
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon 

Throughout the course you will: 

  • Develop your skills as a barber by providing services to male clients in the college's commercial salon. 
  • Develop your confidence in dealing with a wide range of clients. 
  • Improve your communication and customer service skills. 
  • Gain valuable team working skills by working as a member of a team in a commercial salon. 
  • Develop your understanding of the health and safety in the industry 

You will be assessed throughout the course in the following ways: 

  • Providing services to clients in a realisting working environment 
  • Continuous formative and summative assessments for each unit for which you will be graded a pass, merit or distinction 
  • Online tests for each unit as you progress through the course. 
  • Provide a portfolio of evidence 

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Pursue a career as barber
  • Enrol for a Level 2 diploma in hairdressing  

  1. Commercial hair and beauty salons open to the public 
  2. Opportunity to enhance your skills with additional qualifications 
  3. Industry-standard equipment and professional products 
  4. Opportunity to showcase your skills in shows and competitions 
  5. Industry-experienced and highly-qualified tutors to support you 


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