A cut above the rest

Train to become a qualified Barber in just 16 weeks with our intensive Level 2 course, starting at Gloucester Campus on Thursday 26 February.

NEW Barbering Intensive course starts Thursday 26 February 2020

Short course to suit you

This fast-paced course is ideal for those aged 19 and over, wanting a quick career change to enter the exciting and ever-changing world of barbering.

  • 3/4 days per week in college
  • Learn theory and practical skills
  • Train in commercial salon on paying clients
  • Build your own client base
  • Progress to higher-level qualification upon completion

Course content

Ideal for those passionate about hair and wanting to take the first steps to become a professional barber, this course teaches a range of essential skills and knowledge for gents barbering.

Topics include:

  • Cutting techniques
  • Styling men's hair
  • Trimming beards and moustaches
  • Client consultation
  • Promoting products and services

New Career. New Salary. New You

If you're looking to retrain or want to get up and running, and earning a good salary as soon as possible, GC's Barbering Intensive course can help you start a new career in weeks. 

Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.