Barbering for Beginners

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details




Hair & Media Make-up

Course Start Date

Wednesday 9th October 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 6 Weeks

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 50.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

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Course Overview

Barbering is a traditional skill and profession that has been a significant part of British culture for centuries. It involves the art of cutting, styling, and grooming men’s hair. Barbers are highly skilled in using various tools such as scissors, clippers, and razors to create different hairstyles and beard designs.
In addition to hair cutting and styling, barbers also offer other services such as shaving, beard trimming, and hair treatments. They often provide advice on hair care and grooming products to help their clients maintain their desired look between appointments.

Course Requirements

No previous experience necessary, but an interest in barbering is essential. English at Entry 3.

What you will Learn

The course covers the Health and Safety requirements for use of cutting tools within the industry. General health and safety and client


Although there is no formal assessment, course research is conducted in preparation for the next steps. Students will have the opportunity to gain skills in our commercial salons

Feedback will be provided by our qualified curriculum staff.


Introduction to Men’s Cutting

Career Options

Barbering working in salon.
Starting to work in salon
Cutting hair for family

Mandatory Units

There are no mandatory units for this leisure course.

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E:

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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