The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering is an occupational qualification that provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed and/or self-employed barber able to work on hair combining a variety of different technical skills. This qualification is ideal for those who hold a hairdressing or barbering qualification and work in a commercial barbershop/salon

This qualification covers specific skills necessary to work as a senior hairdresser in the men’s/barber hairdressing industry. The qualification builds on existing knowledge and understanding of hairdressing and develops more detailed and enhanced technical skills necessary for employment. Your skills and techniques will be assessed in a real working environment.

What does this qualification cover?

There are four mandatory units in this qualification for you to study including:

  • 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

You will then be able to select a minimum of two optional units from a range of 10 units which includes: provide specialist hair and scalp treatments; colour and lighten men’s hair; hair colour correction services.

Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to become a State Registered Barber (SRB) with The Hairdressing Council.

Dates and Locations

Time and Dates

Start Date: 09.01.2024

End Date: 21.05.2024

Day: Tue

Beauty St Helen’s

Kneads Training Academy
313 Clipsley lane
St Helens
WA11 0SG

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