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Barbering Level 3 Diploma at Buxton & Leek College

Course description

During this course you will study practical advanced barbering skills alongside theory. You’ll work in our industry standard on-site salons. This course is designed for those wanting to stay ahead in the industry by taking their existing skills to the next level and learning new skills. 

Students are trained in the most up to date techniques including specialist hair and scalp treatments in our on-site salon with experienced tutors who currently work in the barbering industry. Our students also have the chance to take part in competition work, including our own Hair & Beauty Show and attend trade shows. 

If you choose the Apprenticeship route you’ll attend College for one day a week and spend four days a week in employment in a salon/barbers.

Entry requirements

You will need Level 2 in Hairdressing or Barbering or equivalent industry experience and 1 GCSE Grade C in English and 2 other Cs in other subjects.


You’ll be assessed via practical assessments and online examination are carried out throughout the year.

Future opportunities

Following successful completion of this course you will be able to progress on to employment in a Barbering role or a Foundation Degree/University Level course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buxton & Leek College directly.

Last updated date: 23 February 2016
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