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Hair and Barbering

Level 3 Barbering VTCT NVQ Diploma

Part Time

Course Overview

In association with Mike Taylor Education, we are proud to be offering the latest suite of barbering qualifications at our brand-new barbering academy.

The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering (QCF) is a technical level qualification that provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed and/or self-employed barber able to work on hair combining a variety of different technical skills.

This qualification is ideal for those who hold a hairdressing or barbering qualification and work in a commercial barbershop/salon.

Course Content

There are four mandatory units in this study course: 

  • Provide client consultation services
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of barbering techniques
  • Design and create a range of facial hair shapes
  • Provide shaving services.

You will then be able to select a minimum of two optional units from a range of ten units which includes: providing specialist hair and scalp treatments; colour and lightening men’s hair; hair colour correction services.

Entry Requirement

Completed Level 2 in Barbering. 

Must be over 19 years old.


Exams, workbooks and practical assessments.

How to Enrol

You can enrol directly onto this course if you have the entry requirements noted above.

If you would like to enrol but do not have the entry requirements please email information@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details or telephone 01256 306484.

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Course Outline

Course Code: NRBL007
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 1 Year
Start Date: TBC.
Day & Time: Wed 10am to 7pm
Tuition Fees: TBC (previously £3185.00)
Registration Fees: £115.00
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