Hair & Beauty
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current academic year (2019/20) and are subject to change next year.

For students under 19

Our courses & apprenticeships are usually free if you are 18 or under on the 31st of August 2019. Some courses have additional fees for things like materials and travel, which you will need to pay at the start of your course. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support for these costs.

For students aged 19 or over

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees. Some courses may be free, depending on your circumstances. Certain Level 3 & 4 courses require you to pay the fee in full or take out an Advanced Learning Loan to pay for your course. Please see our guide to fees for more information.

International Students

Students from outside the EU/EEA need to pay the full international fee for their course. Please note, West London College does not offer Tier 4 Visa Sponsorship for students to study in the United Kingdom.


About this course

One day per week, 19 weeks 10.00-15.00

This course is designed for those wishing to enter a career in barbering and for those who already have some hairdressing skills but do not have the qualification. This course will give you the basic Barbering skills you need in cutting men’s hair and facial hair shaping.

Entry Requirements

Experience in cutting hair and a level 1 English qualification is desirable but not essential. A pleasant and friendly personality with good communication skills is essential.

Assessment Method

Continual assessment throughout the course Written assignments Written / online tests Practical assessments undertaken on paying clients Exams

Progression Opportunities

On completion of this qualification you may choose to undertake further study. Qualifications you could progress to include: - Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing,

  • Level 3 Certificate in Barbering.
Study Methods
  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Cut facial hair
  • Cut mens hair
  • Advise & Consult Clients


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.