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Barbering Level 3 Diploma at Blackburn College

Course description

This is a Level 3 Barbering programme that will give you specialist skills needed in the Barbering industry.

Course content

The course will cover both mandatory and optional units that will need completing to be successful. Mandatory units include:

  • Shaving services
  • Design and create patterns in the hair
  • Design and create a range of facial hair shapes
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of barbering techniques
  • Facial massage
  • Colour hair using a range of techniques
  • Health and safety

Guided by your tutor you will choose from providing shaving services, face massage, designing and creating patterns in the hair, colouring hair, developing and enhancing your creative hairdressing skills, contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities. You may not be assessed in all these areas.

Entry requirements

A-Level 2 Barbering or Hairdressing course.


Practical assessments on models in a realistic working environment with industrial timings. Theory assessments can consist of online, paper based or assignments if appropriate to units undertaken.

Future opportunities

You will be able to enter industry in various levels, apply for a teaching qualification or Foundation Degree if you are successful in your studies.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 February 2016
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