Hair & Beauty
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

About this course

One evening per week (Tuesday), 25 weeks, 6:00pm-9:00pm

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.