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Barbering (Level 3 Diploma Full Award) - Part-time


Course outline

This course offers more creative barbering skills.

  • Hairdressing consultation support for colleagues
  • Cut men's hair to create a variety of looks
  • Cut facial hair to create a variety of looks
  • Colour hair to create a variety of looks.

English and maths are an essential part of your studies and will help you succeed on your course. These subjects help you develop confidence and are key employability skills that recruiting employers look for. If you have not achieved GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths you will need to continue studying these subjects. We will ensure you have the right lessons and support to improve your English and maths.

Our full-time courses are designed to help you achieve your ambitions whether your goal is to go on to a higher level of study or whether you are looking to start a job. Therefore as part of your course there will be employability and study skills (we call these PD Central) that are included to meet your needs and those of the industry you want your career in.

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Location Date(s) Course code Fees / reductions


Salon Central, 14-16 Wheeler Gate, Nottingham NG1 2NB


12 September 2017 - 19 June 2018

Course code:


Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £3345

Fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits.


Diploma Level 3 in Barbering


1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You will need:

  • A relevant Level 2 qualification including GCSE English Language and Maths* at grade A*-C

*If you do not have both GCSE English Language and Maths at A*-C, we may accept one of them at Grade D in addition to your 4 GCSEs at A*-C.

Adults who are aged 19+ with relevant industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply. You may need to complete an English and maths assessment to determine the right course and support for you.

This part-time route is only available to students who are aged 19+.

Teaching & assessment

Assessment consists of one written end test and two practical synoptic assessments.  


Progression can be discussed with the course tutor.

Want to know more about the careers this course could open up to you? Check out Career Coach here!

Additional information

Uniforms: Order forms for uniforms will either be send out prior to the start of your course or handed out on the first day of the course. You do not need to purchase a uniform if you already have one from a previous course at Central. Kits and uniforms are not optional and are required as stated. Kit and uniform costs are to be confirmed.

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