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Hair, beauty and holistics - Apprenticeship in Barbering level 3 at Kirklees College, Dewsbury Centre

Course description

This Apprenticeship is ideal if you are looking to build and develop your barbering skills.

Course content

You will learn and develop more advanced and creative skills, gain a benchmark qualification for the barbering industry and earn a wage while you learn:

• Creatively cutting hair using a combination of barbering techniques

• Providing shaving services

• Designing and creating a range of facial hair shapes

• Colouring and lightening men’s hair

• Providing client consultation services

• Fulfilling salon reception duties

The purchase of a barbering kit is essential to the completion of this course. Personal appearance must reflect industry standards.

Entry requirements

An appropriate level 2 Apprenticeship, and GCSE grade 9-4 in English and maths. Experience of working in a hairdressing role, and good communication skills. You should demonstrate an interest or knowledge of working in the vocational area and wish to take up a career in a relevant industry. See website for more details.


Observations of practical ability, photographs of work, treatment plans, written assignments, external tests, online learning and portfolio completion.

Future opportunities

Employment in a barbers, self-employment or further specialist training.

Further information

Contact the college, tel: 01484 437070 or email:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 06 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year