This qualification has been specifically designed to build on existing knowledge and understanding of barbering and will develop an enhanced repertoire of technical skills to prepare learners for employment as a senior barber. Learners will work in, and have their barbering skills assessed in a 'real' commercial barbershop/salon.

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as an advanced barber including: health and safety; client consultation; creative hair cutting, designing and creating facial hair shapes, selling products and services to clients.

  • One year full-time
  • Typical timetable is Monday & Tuesday, including twilight/evening sessions
  • Mens advanced cutting
  • Mens colouring
  • Consultation services
  • Shaving techniques
  • Cutting facial hair
  • Promoting products & services
  • Health & Safety
  • You must have SVQ Level 2 in barbering or equivalent
  • You must have ESOL at National 5, if applicable
  • You must be currently working in a salon/barbershop
  • Industry experience (5years +) may be considered

  • Further study could include professional CPD courses
  • You will be a fully qualified barber on successful completion of this course. You may work in a gents barber or unisex salon.
  • Students will require a £70 deposit for a kit
  • Course materials will be supplied
  • Interview selection process