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  • Start date:   January 2022
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5


The course is suitable for beginners, looking to build and develop skills within the barbering industry.

  • What the course includes

    The course includes basic cutting, creating outlines and details in the hair. Shampooing and finishing gent’s hair.

Why choose this course

You will learn in a salon environment; guest speakers will tell you about career options; and additional courses will keep you up to date with trends.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be 16 years or over before the 30th of August 2021 
  • An interest in the subject is essential

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 3 Barbering

    Employment: As a stylist within a barber’s or self-employed.

Interview arrangements

If selected for interview, you will be required to complete the follow:

  • Written task
  • Individual interview
  • Practical skills test

Fees, Finance & Funding

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds. 

Click here to find out more

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