Our Barbering course offers detailed skills training in all aspects of barbering and men’s hair grooming. You’ll learn practical skills and the underpinning theory and science to prepare you for a career in this occupational area, including cutting men’s hair, cutting men’s facial hair and shaving, and the essential underpinning knowledge.

Barbering offers many employment opportunities, and our course leads to an internationally-recognised qualification. You will have opportunities to develop your skills and build a portfolio of work that will help you to progress to employment.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Ready for work professional qualification
  • Develop practical skills and applied knowledge
  • Internationally recognised qualification
  • Expert staff and professional facilities
  • Build a career portfolio of your work

Course Content

  • Salon Health and Safety Practice
  • Hairdressing Consultation
  • Men’s Hair Cutting
  • Facial Hair Cutting
  • Salon Products and Services
  • Provide shaving and facial massage service
  • Design and Create Patterns in Hair

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Salon Barber
  • Self-employed Barber
  • Fashion Barber
  • Product Representative
  • Cruise Ship Barber
  • Resort Barber
  • TV and Film Barber
  • Wedding and Event Stylist
  • barbering-testimonial

Entry Requirements


  • City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Barbering with Evolve (3003-67)
    This international award at UK Level 3 is a full award equivalent to an Irish Level 5 major award


Additional Costs
Students on this programme will need to have the following equipment of their own:

  • Barbering Kit Average cost €250
  • Books Average cost €32
  • Uniform Pack Average cost €18 

 Full details of what is required are available at interview and induction.

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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PLSS Code: 348587
Coordinator: Roísin Scanlon

Course is subject to minimum enrolment. The programme content shown is indicative and is subject to change according to Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.