Hair and Beauty

Barbering: Cutting Men’s Hair Level 2 and Barbering Level 3 Package Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course is due to start on 20 September 2021 and will run on Monday evenings 5.30pm until 8.30pm and takes 15 weeks to complete. The Barbering Level 3 starts in February 2021 and runs for 15 weeks.

Entry requirements

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

You will achieve

You will achieve a Level 2 Award in Cutting Men’s Hair using Basic Barbering Techniques and Level 3 Certificate in Barbering.

Course overview

Cutting Men’s Hair

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 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

Cutting Men’s Hair Certificate Level 2:

  • Clipper and scissor cutting techniques
  • Trimming and shaping of beards
  • Communication skills
  • Health and Safety in the salon

Barbering Certificate Level 3:

  • Advance on your level 2 barbering skills
  • Cut men’s hair to create a variety of looks
  • Cut facial hair to create a variety of looks
  • Provide shaving and massage services
  • Health and safety

You will carry out practical assessments and written tasks.

You will need to purchase a barbering kit and a uniform. Order forms will be available from the Hair and Beauty department, approximate cost £167 .

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

Gain industry experience.

How much does the course cost?

Course Fees: Cutting Men’s Hair £195 Funding Available (An introductory 3 week course must be completed at an additional cost of £40, full fee payable.) Course Fees: Barbering Level 3 £1,645 Full Fee Payable, Advanced Learner Loan Available

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 about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.



For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

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

Barbering: Cutting Men’s Hair Level 2 and Barbering Level 3 Package Part-time

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