VTCT VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Barbering (Full-Time)

Course Overview

The VTCT VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Barbering) is a Full-time Further Education course designed for students who are interested in a career as a men’s hairdresser, working as a barber within the hairdressing and applied therapies industry. This is located in the Hairdressing and Applied Therapies (HAT) department.

The qualification has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills to an advanced level through a variety of techniques including health and safety; client consultation; advanced cutting and; selling products and services to clients. These units are all mandatory. Learners will further develop their understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: hair colour correction; specialist scalp services and treatments; perming and colouring. This qualification’s structure provides learners with the flexibility to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills depending upon their designated career pathway as a senior men’s hairdresser.

  • Entry Requirements

    Interview prior to enrolment. Students must be aged 18 or over and have achieved the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing.

  • Career Prospects

    This qualification will allow learners to continue their studies to NVQ Level 4 Hairdressing and/or other advanced skills courses.

  • Additional Costs

    Learners will be required to purchase a kit and uniform.

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Afan College

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