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    Ideal if: You are wanting to take your first steps towards becoming a professional Barber

    You’ll learn: A range of skills and knowledge for gents Barbering

    Expect: Working on real clients in our salons

    You’ll love: Masterclasses from industry experts


    If you are passionate about hair and want to take the first steps to becoming a professional Barber, then this full time course is for you.

    Not only will you learn a range of essential Barbering skills you will also study the theory of barbering which will equip you to enter employment or develop your training further.

    Your studies will include:

    • Cutting techniques
    • Styling men’s hair
    • Trimming Facial hair
    • Client consultation
    • Promoting products and services


    These skills form a vital platform for anyone wishing to join the Barbering. This is a vocational qualification which focuses on commercial timings and standards, where all practical assessments are carried out in our own commercial salons

    How will I be assessed? 

    The qualification is based on continuous training and assessment or practical skills, with supportive evidence in the form of assignment writing and end of module tests.

    All students are expected to purchase a uniform and full kit, two weeks before the course starts.

    kit supplier information will be also be provided at enrolment.


    For information on uniform Click Here and for further information on kit requirements  Click Here

At Gloucestershire College we want students to develop their English and maths skills so that they achieve their learning goals and future career aims. For this reason all full-time students who have not achieved grade A* to C English language or maths GCSE will study these subjects as part of their course.

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Course Variant


Level 2



Start Date

2 September 2020

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If you would like to apply for this course, please add it to your shortlist. You may then add further courses to your shortlist or continue to complete your application.

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What You Will Pay

Please contact Student Services on 0345 155 2020 for pricing information.

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.

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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.