Barbering - Diploma in City & Guilds
Barbering at GTI is an intensive, hands-on, course leading to a recognised international qualification. Training is provided in the fully equipped college salon. Work experience offers students the opportunity to further develop their skills in selected and approved barbers. Core Skills - A good haircut is the basis of every hairstyle. Your cutting skills are among the most important you will need as a barber and take time to develop. You will use scissors and clippers to produce both classical styles and commercial fashion looks. As your skills develop, you will gain the confidence to cut different hair types, creating graduated and one-length cuts, and perfecting skills in fading techniques. You will learn how to adapt the cut to achieve the best possible outcome for every client.
Provide students who wish to have a career in barbering with the range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed in this rewarding area of the barbering industry.
Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent.
Pre-entry guidance meeting
Mature applicants welcome
· Certification in C&G Level 2 Diploma in Men's Hairdressing
· Work experience in an approved Barbers
201 Working in the hair industry
202 Follow health and safety practice in the salon
203 Client consultation for hair services
204 Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
205 Promote products and services to clients in a salon
210 Cut men’s hair
211 Cut facial hair
207 Colour and Lighten hair
104 Styling men’s hair (Level 1 unit) 30 3
208 Provide perming services
212 Create an Image based on a theme within the Hair and Beauty Sector
215 Scalp Massage
219 Provide threading services for hair removal
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.
PROGRESSION TO HIGHER EDUCATION
· Level 3 Diploma in Barbering City & Guilds
Student Contribution: €175
Please note: Additional charges may apply. Details TBC.
Students who qualify in this area may pursue careers in the following areas:
· Cruise Ships
· Start Your Own Business
· Session Stylist
· Sales Representative
· Film & Theatre
This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May.
Full-time registered students of GTI may access a range of adult education courses at a reduced fee
GTI reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.