Professional Barbering, Diploma | Weston College

Professional Barbering, Diploma

This qualification will give you the skills to become a professional barber. At Weston College, you'll benefit from working in a commercial environment while your learning is supported outside the classroom through a virtual learning environment system.

You’ll develop a broad range of skills. On this course, you’ll develop your creativity and learn about cutting and styling men’s hair along with beards. This course is great whether you’re employed or self-employed. Regardless of your employment, you will still need to know all the skills that this course will teach you.

Units covered will include:

  • Working in the industry
  • Shampoo and conditioning
  • Cutting men's hair
  • Cutting facial hair and
  • Styling men's hair.

Successful completion of the course will enable you to progress to a Level 3 barbering qualification or an apprenticeship in the sector.

At Weston College, our learners benefit from gaining a qualification based on the barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and recognised by the British Barbering Association and the Hairdressing Council.

Our barbering courses are extremely popular, so apply now to avoid disappointment. It’s quick and easy to apply either online or by filling out an application form (this can be found in our reception).

Additional costs

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform, the prices of which will be provided at your interview.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a Level 1 qualification in hairdressing/barbering and/or a successful skills test and interview. You will also require GCSEs in maths and English.

Course Level

Level 1

Category & Subject Area

Courses for adults Hair and Barbering

iAn interview is required for this course.

Financial Information

Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.


Supported Fee: £1,768.00 ?

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