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Certificate in Barbering

If you are interested in becoming a barber and feel you have the natural creativity to shine in this area, this highly-regarded qualification provides the ultimate introduction to the industry.

It’s a great way to experience what a career as a barber could mean for you, allowing you to gain hands-on experience, connect with industry professionals, and earn a nationally-recognised qualification.

During the course, you will learn barbering basics and gain skills to allow you to specialise. Units covered in this programme include:
– Working in the industry
– Health and safety
– Shampoo and condition
– Styling and cutting men’s hair
– Facial hair

This is a certificated course.

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Sep 2024 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB244
Level : Level 2
Duration : 34 Weeks

Cost : * Total Fee £823

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Course details


Throughout the qualification, a range of theory and practical assessments will support your learning and test your knowledge and skills development. Ongoing assessment is by multiple choice question tests that you complete online, as well as working on clients to gain competency and confidence within this speciality field.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements are required other than a good understanding of Maths and English. IT skills are a benefit, but not essential.


Following successful completion of the course, you will be invited to continue your studies with us.

Facilities and resources

Our Lifestyle Centre is home to our state-of-the-art nail bar, hair salon, barber shop, beauty salon, tanning room, spa room (including sauna, steam room and hot tub), make-up room and both hair and beauty training salons.


Q: How many evenings a week will my course run?

A: Your course will run over one evening a week, which can be discussed during your interview.

Q: Where will my course take place?

A: The duration of your course will take place in the Lifestyle Centre at our North Devon campus in Barnstaple.

Q. Where do I find out information regarding course fees and possible bursary availability?

A. Please contact the Advice & Guidance Centre on 01271 852422.

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Starting Date : 09/09/2024
Course Code : PTB244 North Devon Campus Apply

Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.

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