Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AH30055 GLH: 105 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 500/8731/9 Units: 3 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2023
Level: 3 Minimum Credits: 13

Additional Information

Documentation for this qualification last amended 1 September 2020

The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Barbering is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills to an advanced level through a variety of techniques in the following units; creatively cutting menís hair and the intricate specialist work of cutting facial hair.

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of monitoring health and safety whilst working in the barbering industry. You will also develop a knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to perform your own salon services.

Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 3 components and earn a minimum of 13 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV30491 R/600/8780 Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon 3 4 29
UV30507 K/600/9062 Cut men's hair to create a variety of looks 3 5 44
UV30508 D/600/9060 Cut facial hair to create a variety of looks 3 4 32

*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.


*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

Centres approved to run this qualification

VTCT accredits centres to offer our qualifications, but cannot advise which centres are running particular courses at any time. Please contact the centre directly to find out if they currently offering your chosen qualification.

NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

Centre Name Telephone Website Location
AAMA Academy (China) +852 6946 4525 Visit website China
Urban Styling 07989 116549 Visit website Bristol, City of
Cheshire College - South & West 01270 654654 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Macclesfield College 01625 410000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Warrington & Vale Royal College 01925 494494 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Bodmin College 01208 79220 Visit website Cornwall
City College Plymouth 01752 305300 Visit website Devon
East Sussex College - Eastbourne 0303 003 9300 Visit website East Sussex
Cutthroat Jacks Hair Academy 0161 637 1330 Visit website Greater Manchester - Stockport
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Havant & South Downs College 023 9279 7995 Visit website Hampshire
Canterbury College 01227 811111 Visit website Kent
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
Bespoke By Nico Academy 0208 440 1859 Visit website London - Barnet
Choppy Cut Academy 0208 804 6700 Visit website London - Enfield
College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London - Enfield Centre 020 8442 3051 Visit website London - Enfield
Hairforce 1 Training Academy 07495 774490 Visit website London - Havering
Hair For Men Academy Shoreditch 0800 644 6601 Visit website London - Islington
alan d Hairdressing 020 7634 9400 Visit website London, City of
London School of Barbering- Farringdon/West Smithfield 0207 404 0998 Visit website London, City of
The City of Liverpool College 0151 252 1515 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
The White House Hair Beauty and Training 01623 628420 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Sid Sottung Academy 01159984503 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Weston College 01934 411411 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Ethos Hair Training Academy 01909 231125 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
South Staffordshire College - Tamworth Campus 01827 310202 Visit website Staffordshire
Squires Hair Training Academy 01538384472 Visit website Staffordshire
Alan d Hairdressing Education 01473 210764 Visit website Suffolk
Falltricks Hairdressing Academy - Ipswich 01473 225786 Visit website Suffolk
SB Barbering 0191 567 3644 Visit website Tyne and Wear - Sunderland
The Sairah Miller Barbering Academy ltd 07476199708 Visit website Warwickshire
ACE Barbers Academy 07503350772 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
The Academy Training Hair and Beauty Limited 024 7655 9559 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
Halesowen College 0121 602 8025 Visit website West Midlands - Dudley
Sandwell College of Further and Higher Education 0121 556 6000 Visit website West Midlands - Sandwell
Leeds City College - The Printworks Campus 0113 284 6362 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Wakefield College 01924 789789 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
AAMA Academy (Hong Kong) +852 2558 0728 Visit website Hong Kong
Club Man Barber Academy +353 876172304 Visit website Ireland
Fifth Grade Academy +353 1 459 0525 Visit website Ireland
Kildare School of Barbering +353 87 917 8832 Visit website Ireland
Next Generation School of Barbering +353 857164847 Visit website Ireland
The Crew Academy Imagine Your Future +353 46 948 6829 Visit website Ireland
The Grafton Barber School of Excellence +353 87 221 5143 Visit website Ireland
Charles Male Grooming Academy 028 6632 7034 Visit website Fermanagh and Omagh
Dundee and Angus College - Arbroath Campus 01241 432600 Visit website Angus
Dundee and Angus College - Kingsway Campus 01382 834865 Visit website Dundee City
Fife College 01592 223400 Visit website Fife
Moray College UHI 01343 576000 Visit website Moray
Imagine Hair & Beauty Training Academy +34 96 584 1038 Visit website Spain
NPTC Group - Newtown College 0845 408 6200 Visit website Powys
NPTC Group - Brecon 0845 408 6400 Visit website Powys
Care Credentials Wales 01685 882516 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Coleg y Cymoedd - Aberdare 01685 887500 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Coleg y Cymoedd - Nantgarw 01443 662800 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
The College Merthyr Tydfil 01685 726000 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Care Credentials Wales - Chaps Barber Shop 01685 882516 Visit website Swansea