Further Education
2024-2025

Further Education 2024-2025

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.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent.

Pre-entry guidance meeting

Mature applicants welcome

Enthusiasm

COURSE STRUCTURE

· Certification in C&G Level 2 Diploma in Men's Hairdressing

· Work experience in an approved Barbers

COURSE CONTENT

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

OPTIONAL MODULES

Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.

PROGRESSION TO HIGHER EDUCATION

· Level 3 Diploma in Barbering City & Guilds

FEES

Student Contribution: €175

Please note: Additional charges may apply. Details TBC.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who qualify in this area may pursue careers in the following areas:

· Barber

· Cruise Ships

· Start Your Own Business

· Session Stylist

· Sales Representative

· Film & Theatre

· Salons

DURATION

This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May.

ADULT EDUCATION

Full-time registered students of GTI may access a range of adult education courses at a reduced fee

PLEASE NOTE

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.

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