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Barbering Level 3 Diploma at Bridgwater College

Course description

The course is designed to provide you with a good knowledge of advance gent’s hairdressing. It is for those who have a genuine interest in barbering. It is also for those who are dedicated and committed to joining a full-time course, with the ambition to succeed in this exciting industry.

Course content

This course covers all aspects of advance gent’s barbering. You will gain experience working in a realistic environment created within the College barber shop and will provide services to members of the public and other paying clients.

Barbering skills included:

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Promote additional services or products to clients
  • Provide barbering consultation services
  • Design and create a range of facial hair shapes
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of barbering techniques
  • Providing shaving services
  • Providing face massage services
  • Design and create patterns in hair
  • Colour hair using a variety of techniques

Products used

  • L’Oreal
  • Tigi
  • The Shave Doctor
  • The Bluebirds Revenge

Entry requirements

  • At least four GCSEs in the C - E range, to include English and Maths
  • Level 2 hairdressing or barbering qualification
  • Adults: A keen interest in the subject of hairdressing. After applying for a place you will be asked to attend an interview in order to assess your suitability for the course


  • Practical observation
  • Oral questions
  • On-line tests
  • Assignments

Future opportunities

  • Threading      
  • Business qualification
  • Cruise ships

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bridgwater College directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2016

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