• 98%

    of our students have progressed to a positive destination.

    Sunderland College destination data, 16-18 year olds, 2017/18 academic year.

  • 93%

    of our students agreed that the teaching on their course is good.

    Sunderland College On-programme Survey 2018

  • Free meals

    Eligible students may be entitled to bursaries and free meals.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
08/09/20201 Year3Full-TimeCity CampusFull-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This course is for Level 2 qualified hairdressers or barbers who would like to enhance their knowledge and skills to a Level 3 standard

This course is for Level 2 qualified hairdressers or barbers who would like to enhance their knowledge and skills to a Level 3 standard

Study levelCostAdditional fees
16-18FREEYou will need to provide your own stationery. You will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.
19+2700.00*You will need to provide your own stationery. You will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

You will learn classic and up to date barbering skills to enable you to work in a barber salon.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skill

You will need to a do a placement in a barbering salon 1 day per week.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Your Curriculum Team

Deborah Simpson

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What’s next?

After successfully completing the course you could move into a variety of careers including working in a barber s, self-employment or working overseas in hotels or on-board cruise ships.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.