Barbering (City and Guilds) (Level 5) (Fast Track)

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus


This intense fast-track course requires no prior barbering experience. However, it does require candidates to commit fully and to have a real interest in the barbering industry along with self-motivation and a willingness to dedicate essential personal time to home study and practice.

You will learn the fundamentals of barbering from customer care through to technical cutting and styling techniques while learning how to build a client base and your barber profile through social media platforms. Training includes underpinning theory knowledge and practical sessions within our commercial barbershop where you will build confidence working on practice heads to client-based activity. The barbershop in Springburn campus will provide a wide range of live cutting models but you will also need to create your own model resource.

You will be provided with an essentials barbering kit that suits this level of learning.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Barbering, Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level


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