Barbering | Cavan Institute Further Education Provider

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Tuesday, 13 March 2018


Course Code: CI061BA
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Barbering and
City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Barbering
QQI Code: 5M3351
Duration: 1 Year

Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these.

Course Description
This is a one year full-time course. It is targeted at males and females who are interested in a career in Barbering. Subjects within the course are tailored for the male hairdressing industry and include barbering techniques, styling and finishing of men’s hair, colouring, lightening and perming men’s hair, and safety and health at work. Students will have an opportunity to work on male clients throughout the course. Work placement is an integral part of the course. Students are encouraged to seek their placement specifically in barbershops.

Course Content
  • Barbering Techniques
  • Hairdressing Science
  • Work Experience
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Retail Selling
  • City and Guilds Barbering
  • Hairdressing Theory and Practice
  • Customer Service
  • Personal Effectiveness
Career Opportunities
On completion of this course graduates will be job-ready having acquired the skills to work in the male hairdressing industry as qualified barbers. Other opportunities include employment on a cruise liner, participating in completion work, working in the wholesale/retail sector or as a technician for a leading company in the vocational area.

Progression Opportunities
Graduates of this course may progress to the second year of a Hairdressing course in Cavan Institute where they will advance their City and Guilds qualifications and study for the Department of Education and Skills Junior Trades Certificate.