Barbering for beginners

Level 1 Diploma
Course Overview

An introduction to the barbering industry, with demonstrations to show the skills required to be a barber. The trainees will have the opportunity to practice basic skills on friends, family or mannequin heads if preferred. The course also covers the Health and Safety requirements for use of cutting tools within the industry. The trainees will have access to modern, fully equipped training workshops/salons which provide a realistic working environment.


Further Details

Course Location

Altrincham Campus



Course Start Date


Course Duration

Part-Time - 6 weeks


Hair & Media Make-up

No previous experience necessary, but an interest in barbering essential

You will be expected to wear closed in shoes with a sensible heel and black clothes. Purchase of a mannequin head is preferable for maximum learning.


Introduction to Men’s Cutting


Observation, no qualification. College certificate of participation


The Tuition fee for this course is ?33.00 You may be eligible for a full fee remission if you are in receipt of certain benefits or earning less than ?20,888 per annum (if residing within Greater Manchester)

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