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Course Content

B a r b e r i n g
  • Barbering Techniques
  • Client Consultation
  • Cutting Men’s Hair & Cutting Facial Hair
  • Hairdressing Theory and Practice
  • Hairdressing Science
  • Work Experience/Personal Professional Development
  • Customer Service
  • Communications
  • Reception and front office skills
  • Health & Safety at Work


  • ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Barbering

Course Description

This course is taught by qualified professionals who incorporate demonstrations and hands-on workshops with theory work.  An integrated work placement providing invaluable industry exposure and state of the art salon facilities ensures graduates will gain recognised qualifications in Barbering. 


5M3351 QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hairdressing

ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Barbering

Career Opportunities

The course will allow successful candidates to seek employment in locations such as:

Barber Shops | Hair Salons | Demonstrators | Salon Owner| Film, Theatre and TV Hair Specialist Stylist | Salon Manager | Hairdressing Tutor | Cruise Ships


Barbering is currently one of the most sought-after trades after the impact of Covid 19

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Progression to degrees

Graduates can progress to study various related courses in OFI including Professional Hairdressing. Additionally, learners can access Level 6 and Diploma programmes in Hairdressing and Barbering. Learners may also progress to specialist programmes to gain further qualifications in this area in a variety of colleges in Ireland and in the UK.

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Fees For The Academic Year 2024 – 2025

All courses have a Registration Fee of €30 (non-refundable).

A non-refundable Registration fee of €30 will be payable on acceptance of a PLC place. Essential course materials may be required for some courses the cost of which will be borne by the student.

All fees are subject to change. All fees must be paid with a Credit/Debit card online. No cash is acceptable.

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After taking part in this course, I gained the knowledge in barbering and work experience to allow me to work as a barber. I really enjoyed the course and would recommend it.

Reece 2023