Barbering (VTCT) Diploma Level 3 (Fast Track)

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


This exciting 18 week fast track course will enhance your existing Barbering skills and knowledge gained at Level 2, or through the work you have already carried out in your barbering shop. Equipped with a more advanced skill set will enable you to develop your passion for barbering.

The course involves theory sessions to give you the knowledge to complete the assignments and e-assessments required for the course. You will also gain essential practical experience working on clients in our professional salon environment and Academy working with high-end product companies such as Wella to enhance your employability prospects further. You will be provided with up to date training in new innovations and techniques with leading product manufacturers and barbers.

Course includes:
Providing consultation services; Creative cutting; Shaving services; Planning promotional events; Financial effectiveness of the business.

Entry Requirements

SVQ Barbering or Hairdressing at SCQF Level 5. You must be currently working in the barbering or hairdressing industry. You will be invited for interview which will include a practical trade test and written task.

Start Date





Level 3

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level