• Hair, Beauty, Complementary Therapies and Make-Up

    Advance Barbering and Shaving Techniques

  • SCQF Level

    Comparable to Level 6

  • Attendance/Duration

    Short full-time, August to January

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


Barbering is a thriving industry with continuous innovation in products and techniques. As a Barber, you play a vital role in setting trends and keeping clients looking sharp. To succeed in this profession, you'll need passion, creativity, commitment and hard work. Being self-motivated, a team player and enjoying interactions with people are also key. If you're keen to take advanced steps in this exciting career, this course is tailored just for you.

Entry Requirements

For this course you’ll need:

  • a hairdressing and/or barbering qualification at SCQF Level 5
  • previous salon experience
  • a genuine interest in the art of barbering
  • To complete an application, including a personal statement

If you don't have formal qualifications but have relevant training or life experience, we may consider your application. So please don't hesitate to apply.

Course Content

This course explores the world of barbering, enhancing your creativity, practical skills and technical knowledge. You'll receive hands on training in one of our campus commercial salons, where you'll work with real clients and master the art of cutting and styling men's hair. The barbering industry evolves rapidly, and our goal is to equip you with the latest skills and knowledge for a successful career.

Here's a glimpse of what you’ll cover:

  • advanced cutting and clippering techniques
  • crafting various facial hair styles through advanced methods
  • the art of hot towel shaving
  • mastering tools like scissors, thinning scissors, razors and open razors
  • barbering and shaving products

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

This course equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic world of barbering. It may open doors to exciting career possibilities including:

  • employment or self-employment, offering professional men's hair-cutting services

Why Choose This Course?

You’ll gain specialised skills and develop versatile abilities which are valuable, not just in barbering but in various professional settings. Barbering is an ever-evolving field, and you'll be at the forefront, helping to shape and maintain the latest trends.

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

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