arc blue


  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5
  • Course Type:   Part-time (Evenings)


This is an excellent course for students to learn the basic skills necessary to progress onto a barbering course.

Start date - August 2024

Day of week - Tuesday

Time - 6pm until 9pm

Duration - 24 weeks

Cost: £250 (ITA funding may be available) + £180 for kit - £20 non-refundable deposit for kit (to be paid at Salon once student has applied and paid for the course)

Kit can be purchased from Platinum Salon on the night the course commences. Students should supply their own tunic.

  • What the course includes

    Students will be taught:

    • Client preparation
    • Safe hygiene procedures
    • How to perform basic gents' haircut incorporating clipper work or razor cutting
    • How to give aftercare advice
    • The health and safety requirements of preparing, maintaining and using electrical clippers

Why choose this course

This course is an excellent first step for those considering a career in barbering. It is for those looking to learn basic gents' cuts along with the health and safety requirements of preparing maintaining and using electrical clippers.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but an interest in the subject is essential, and you will need to provide your own tunic- however this can be any style or colour.

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved ESOL National 5 (or equivalent).

  • Where it leads

    Education: SVQ Level 2 Barbering

Interview arrangements

There is no interview is required for this course.

arc purple
arc white

Take that next step in your career and enrol for this course today. If the course is not yet open for enrolment, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.