Barbering @ SCQF Level 5
**Included in this course is a professional barbering starter kit**
Minimum entry requirements
Two National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above; OR
Other equivalent qualifications or experience.
Additional selection requirements
Where English is not your first language - ESOL Intermediate 2 certificate required.
You will be require to be 16 years of age by 23 August 2021 to undertake this course
Additional Entry Requirements
Smart casual dress code.
Information and Interview Session Requirements
This is a key aspect of the application process. You must confirm your attendance should you be offered an appointment.
During the information and interview session, we will ensure the entry requirements and your aspirations and career plan are appropriate for the course and the level of course you have applied for. It is therefore important that you prepare well for this.
You'll study SQA accredited units, which include:-
- Gents Shaving: An Introduction
- Gents Cutting to Incorportae Clippering and Razoring
- Gents Scalp Massage
It is expected that successful completion of these SCQF Level 5 units, may lead to employment in a trainee position in the Hairdressing industry, specifically barbering.
This is not an award which is expected to take the student directly into full time employment as a fully qualified barber.
Ultimately, with further study and/or training there may be a range of self-employment opportunities and career options within the sector, for example:
Lecturer in Further Education
Trainer in Private Centre
Barber on cruise ships
Barber within large hotel groups
Barber within a Hairdressing Salon.
You will be able to apply for training positions within the Barbering industry and Further Education.
Additional funding information
ITA funding available - Apply for Funding
Course Contact Details
T: 01387 734199