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Hair and Beauty

Barbering Package – Level 2 and Level 3 Men’s Hairdressing Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course is due to start on 18 September and will completed by the end of June 2024. Lessons will be on a Monday evening from 6.00pm to 9.00pm.

Entry requirements

No requirements other than good customer service skills and an interest in barbering.

You will achieve

You will achieve a Level 2 Barbering VTCT Certificate and Level 3 Certificate in Barbering.

Course overview

Barbering  Level 2 Certificate VTCT

This award is about the precision cutting skills involved in barbering to achieve a variety of looks. You will learn how to use clippers and scissors to learn various cutting techniques.

Barbering (QCF) VRQ Level 3 Certificate

This qualification builds on existing knowledge and understanding of barbering, to develop an enhanced repertoire of technical skills to prepare learners for employment as a barber in this fast growing industry.

Course content

More information coming soon

You will carry out practical assessments and written tasks.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

You can progress into employment and gain more industry experience.

How much does the course cost?

An introductory course must be studied first, with a cost of £40. This fee must be paid by all learners. The Level 2 Barbering course costs £362. Funding may be available for this element depending on your circumstances. Please see the drop-down option below for more details. The Level 3 Barbering course costs £1645. There is no funding available for this course, though you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk. about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.



You may not have to pay for the Level 2 course if you are employed but earn below £21,255 a year, or if you receive Job Seekers Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit. If you are unemployed, actively seeking employment and receive Council Tax Benefit, House Benefit, Income Support or WFTC then you may also receive funding for this course. You will need to provide evidence of your eligibility which will be checked at enrolment.

This course is funded by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) and/or West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA). You must be living in the South or West Yorkshire regions to qualify for funding.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Barbering Package – Level 2 and Level 3 Men’s Hairdressing Part-time

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