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Advanced Barbering Techniques Level 3 Diploma at Basingstoke College of Technology

Course description

Through this course you will learn how to give consultation support to other colleagues, monitor and maintain health and safety in the salon whilst developing your skills in cutting, including facial hair and colour to create a variety of looks.

To enhance employment opportunities the course may also have additional qualifications built into the programme.

Entry requirements

Level 2 in Hairdressing/Barbering

plus either Functional Skills English and Maths or 4 GCSEs at grade C or above including English and Maths. 

Tutor recommendation and a good attendance report will be an advantage.

Candidates will also need to have a work placement agreed.


The course is continuously assessed by both practical and written assignments/tests to demonstrate competence.

Financial information

If you are aged 16-18, tuition and registration fees are free. 
If you are aged 19 or over, tuition and registration fees are payable at the start of each year of study; please ask for details.
If you are aged 24 or over, you may be eligible for a Student Loan to assist with your fees; please ask for details.

Future opportunities

Higher Education - study a Level 4 Diploma or Award at BCoT and progress towards salon management or a degree.

Employment - within the industry or progress onto an Apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Basingstoke College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016

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