Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: HB3N1 GLH: 530 - 645 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 601/5888/8 Units: 6 - 9 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2021
Level: 3 Minimum Credits: 66

Additional Information

Who is this qualification for?


The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering is a technical level qualification that provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed and/or self-employed barber able to work on hair combining a variety of different technical skills. This qualification is ideal for those who hold a hairdressing or barbering qualification and work in a commercial barbershop/salon

Why is this qualification the most suitable?


This qualification covers specific skills necessary to work as a senior hairdresser in the menís/barber hairdressing industry. The qualification builds on existing knowledge and understanding of hairdressing and develops more detailed and enhanced technical skills necessary for employment. Your skills and techniques will be assessed in a real working environment.

What does this qualification cover?


There are four mandatory units in this qualification for you to study including:
- Provide client consultation services
- Creatively cut hair using a combination of barbering techniques
- Design and create a range of facial hair shapes
- Provide shaving services

You will then be able to select a minimum of two optional units from a range of 10 units which includes: provide specialist hair and scalp treatments; colour and lighten menís hair; hair colour correction services.

The full range of units can be found within the record of assessment book.

What could this qualification lead to?


Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to become a State Registered Barber (SRB) with The Hairdressing Council.

Career opportunities as an all hair types hairdresser exist in a variety of contexts, including
- Commercial barbershops/salons
- Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
- Product manufacturing and training
- Armed services
- HM Prison service
- Cruise liners
- Hospitals/care homes

Further Learning Opportunities:

Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare you for employment as a senior barber/menís hairdresser you may choose to complement your skills base or become a specialist in a particular field of hairdressing by undertaking advanced specialist qualifications at Level 4:

- VTCT Level 4 Award in Creative Male Grooming
- VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Salon Management
- VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management
- VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Specialist Hair and Scalp Services
- VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Hair Colour Correction


***Amendment to Total Credit Value Ė HB3N1 Ė VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering***

Following a review and to maintain comparability with other Awarding Organisations, would all centres please note that the minimum total credits required to achieve this qualification is 66 credits and not 65 credits as previously stated.

Training providers should ensure that all learners select a combination of optional units which brings the total for this qualification to at least 66 credits.



Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 4 components and earn a minimum of 40 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UHB30 A/506/9367 Provide client consultation services 3 8 68
UHB35 D/506/9779 Creatively cut hair using a combination of barbering techniques 3 14 121
UHB36 R/506/9780 Design and create a range of facial hair shapes 3 7 60
UHB37 F/506/9774 Provide shaving services 3 11 110



Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 2 components and earn a minimum of 26 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UHB46 M/506/9382 Perm and neutralise hair 2 10 93
UHB49 R/506/9584 Fulfil salon reception duties 2 6 47
UHB50 Y/506/9361 Provide a variety of relaxing services 3 9 82
UHB51 M/506/9365 Hair colour correction services 4 15 137
UHB54 H/506/9380 Develop, enhance and evaluate your creative hairdressing skills 4 9 63
UHB55 Y/506/9585 Provide specialist hair and scalp treatments 4 12 97
UHB56 D/506/9586 Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of promotional activities 4 10 61
UHB57 H/506/9587 Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business 3 7 55
UHB58 H/506/9363 Colour and lighten men's hair 2 14 122
UHB59 Y/506/9781 Design and create patterns in hair 4 12 96



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

Documents


*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
D.S Edens Education and Training +357 25 104374 Visit website Cyprus
Central Bedfordshire College - Dunstable Campus 01582 477776 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Therapy Learning Centre - Bedfordshire 07956 539922 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
East Berkshire College 01753 793371 Visit website Berkshire - Slough
Urban Styling 07989 116549 Visit website Bristol, City of
Total People Ltd 01606 734000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Cheshire Academy of Hairdressing 07812 566439 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
KT Hair Academy 07460 431154 Visit website Derbyshire
Less Than Zero Training Ltd 07460 431154 Visit website Derbyshire
Grace-Leyland Education Ltd 01332 293303 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
KM Training Ltd 01332 343033 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Paragon Nail and Beauty Training Academy - Derby 01332 342767 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Skills Group UK 01752 332442 Visit website Devon
Skills To Group Limited - Exeter Academy 01392 411119 Visit website Devon
Skills To Group Limited - Newton Abbot Academy 01626 362779 Visit website Devon
Skills To Group Limited - Plymouth Academy 01752 255887 Visit website Devon
GHQ Training Ltd 01752 218086 Visit website Devon - Plymouth
Skills To Group Limited 01752 332442 Visit website Devon - Plymouth
E-Hairdressing and Beauty Academy 01803 295195 Visit website Devon - Torbay
Mint Academy 01202 430801 Visit website Dorset - Bournemouth
Mike Taylor Education 01202 649100 Visit website Dorset - Poole
A.L.D. Hairdressing Training Academy 01914111730 Visit website Durham
SAKS Education Ltd 01325 341628 Visit website Durham - Darlington
Cablecom Training Ltd 01642 804000 Visit website Durham - Stockton-on-Tees
Stockton Riverside College 01642 865400 Visit website Durham - Stockton-on-Tees
Halls of Ivy Academy - Chelmsford 01708 766395 Visit website Essex
Any Driver Ltd Gloucester 07989 777775 Visit website Gloucestershire
Evolve Academy Ltd 0161 457 0065 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
London School of Barbering - Manchester 0207 404 0998 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Michaeljohn Training School 0161 819 2552 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
TPG Education 0161 292 5604 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Total People - Wigan Centre 01942 820069 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
Academy at No. 5 01329 286250 Visit website Hampshire
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Eastleigh College 023 8091 1028 Visit website Hampshire
Fareham College 01329 815200 Visit website Hampshire
Above Bar Training - Eastleigh College 023 80211418 Visit website Hampshire - Southampton
Southampton School of Hairdressing and Barbering 023 8059 5060 Visit website Hampshire - Southampton
Red Edge Training Company 01989 566800 Visit website Herefordshire
Broadstairs College 01843 605040 Visit website Kent
SB Hair and Beauty Academy Ltd 01732 842465 Visit website Kent
Joseph Lanzante Training Academy 01200 425559 Visit website Lancashire
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
The Northern Hair Company 07986 212149 Visit website Lancashire
New College Stamford 01780 484300 Visit website Lincolnshire
Avant Partnership 01472 470590 Visit website Lincolnshire - North East Lincolnshire
Positive Approach Academy For Hair 01724 865048 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
Kalika Hair & Beauty Salon Ltd 020 8951 4949 Visit website London - Barnet
Choppy Cut Academy 0208 804 6700 Visit website London - Enfield
The World of Work 020 3589 6723 Visit website London - Enfield
Hair For Men Academy - London 01276 479654 Visit website London - Hackney
LHAA / LBTA 020 8953 9344 Visit website London - Hounslow
LHAA - Ham 0208 9539344 Visit website London - Richmond upon Thames
London School of Barbering - Artillery Lane 020 7404 0998 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
Strap and Scraper London Academy 07815 184507 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
Waltham Forest College 020 8501 8120 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
alan d Hairdressing 020 7634 9400 Visit website London, City of
London School of Barbering - Drury Lane 0207 404 0998 Visit website London, City of
London School of Barbering - West Smithfield 0207 404 0998 Visit website London, City of
St Helens College - Knowsley Campus 0151 477 5850 Visit website Merseyside - Knowsley
Acacia Training Ltd ‚Äď Liverpool site 07734758183 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Liverpool Hair Academy 0151 708 7645 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Montebello Training Ltd 0151 329 3292 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
The Vocational Training Academy 07734758183 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
@BarbersNo1 Academy 07738662795 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
Es Paradis College of Nails, Beauty Therapy & Hairdressing 07709 417132 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
St Helens College - Town Centre Campus 01744 733766 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
Fusion Hair Academy 01493 603336 Visit website Norfolk
Selby College 01757 211000 Visit website North Yorkshire
Bespoke Hairdressing Training Academy - AFA 0333 358 3559 Visit website North Yorkshire - Redcar and Cleveland
Hensmans Salons Academy 01604 634448 Visit website Northamptonshire
Skills North East Limited 0191 250 4590 Visit website Northumberland
Active Lifestyles 07971 504255 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Haus of Sottung 01159984503 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
NHTA Limited 0115 9691650 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Sid Sottung Academy 07447534932 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
L&F Inspired Hair Academy Ltd - Shrewsbury 07867 692924 Visit website Shropshire
L&F Inspired Hair Academy Ltd 07867692924 Visit website Somerset
The Hair and Beauty Bank Ltd 0117 929 9939 Visit website Somerset - Bath and North East Somerset
L&F - Clevedon 07867 692924 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Weston College 01934 411411 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
EMF Hair, Beauty & Nail Training Academy 01226 715360 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Sonelli 01226 293739 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Doncaster 01302 813900 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
Excel Training Ltd 01709 300255 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Rotherham 01709 720746 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Rotherham College 01709 362111 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Interserve Learning and Employment (Services) Limited 0114 251 9210 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Stepping Stones Education and Training Ltd 01782 478378 Visit website Staffordshire
Alan d Hairdressing Education 01473 210764 Visit website Suffolk
Lowestoft College 01502 525005 Visit website Suffolk
1st Degree training / Neeta Ltd 0191 4479844 Visit website Tyne and Wear - Newcastle upon Tyne
SB Barbering 0191 567 3644 Visit website Tyne and Wear - Sunderland
Headmasters Hair Academy 0121 459 9053 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
South and City College Birmingham - Hall Green Campus 0121 694 5000 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
The Academy Training Hair and Beauty Limited 024 7655 9559 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
Solihull College 0121 678 7000 Visit website West Midlands - Solihull
Solihull College - Woodlands Campus 0121 678 7000 Visit website West Midlands - Solihull
Hair Academy by TGI Ltd 01274 505705 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Kirklees College - Huddersfield Centre 01484 437000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
The Link Training Academy 01484 425500 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
The Link Training Academy - Woodspeen Training 01484 425500 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Piranha Barber Academy Ltd 0113 243 2160 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
We Train U 0113 257 4332 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Heart of Worcestershire College - Redditch 01527 572522 Visit website Worcestershire
Heart of Worcestershire College - Worcester 01905 726631 Visit website Worcestershire
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
ARS ESTETICA S.R.L. +39 06 71587203 Visit website Italy
BEAUTY INGROSS di Bavaresco Alessandro +39 04 23370088 Visit website Italy
C.A.V.A.M. +39 041 938124 Visit website Italy
FORMAZIONE ESTETICA AVANZATA S.A.S. di L. Di Mario & C. +39 06 9065315 Visit website Italy
G & I BEAUTY GROUP S.R.L. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
IDM GROUP S.R.L. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
ISEP S.c.a.r.l. - Istituti Superiori Estetica Professionale +39 06 9200082 Visit website Italy
LMB Academy S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
LOOK UP S.A.S. dei F.lli Di Marco Matteo e Luca & C. +39 08 54491261 Visit website Italy
MAIPERMAGIA S.R.L. +39 02 36765620 Visit website Italy
PERCORSI SOCIETA' COOPERATIVA +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
S.E.M. Mammucari Nadia di Barbaliscia Eleonora S.a.s. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
SEM BEAUTY INTERNATIONAL ACCADEMY S.R.L.S. UNIPERSONALE +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
TANO'S STYLE SOCIETA' A RESPONSABILITA' LIMITATA SEMPLIFICATA +39 06 22772258 Visit website Italy
Highlands College 01534 608608 Visit website Jersey
South Eastern Regional College - Lisburn Campus 028 9266 7725 Visit website Lisburn and Castlereagh
Edinburgh College - Granton Campus 0131 559 4050 Visit website Edinburgh, City of
Fife College 01592 223400 Visit website Fife
Ayrshire College 01563 523501 Visit website North Ayrshire
Brothers Constantinou 029 2046 1191 Visit website Cardiff
LAZAROU HAIR GROUP (ACADEMY) 02920 221000 Visit website Cardiff
Thomas Lloyd Barbering Academy 07715 831387 Visit website Cardiff
Tommy's Education Centre 01492 870166 Visit website Conwy
Coleg Cambria - Work Based Learning 01244 831531 Visit website Flintshire

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