City and Guilds Level 3 Units in Cutting Men’s Hair and Shaving Services

Key Details

  • Available at
  • Level
  • Study Mode
  • Programme Area
    Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
  • Course Length

    3 hours, 19 weeks.

  • Course Type
  • Bilingual

    This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

    • Rhos-on-Sea

Course Description

This course is ideal if you've worked in hairdressing or barbering for some time and want to develop your skills in the specialised area of advanced barbering and shaving. Using a range of tools in practical sessions, you will learn about advanced cutting techniques and neckline shapes. You will also learn how to shave using a range of different tools and products , including beard outlines, full shaves and partial shaves.

Entry Criteria

Level 2 Hairdressing/Barbering


The course is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Lectures
  • Group work
  • Practical sessions


You will sit two multiple choice exams. You will be required to bring your own models for assessments. You will need a gent’s head block (with beard).


This qualification will give you new skills to advance your hairdressing or barbering career, with further optional Level 3 awards available.

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