Course Description

Barbering Techniques QQI Level 5 Award

Crumlin College of Further Education (CDETB)

This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to use barbering techniques within the hairdressing and barbering industry, operating independently while Under general supervision. Students will cover all aspects of health and safety and client preparation. Students will learn different cutting techniques for men’s hair to include scissors over comb, clippers over comb, tapering, texturising, outlining and detailing. Cutting and caring for facial hair will also be covered. Models will be required. Students should be working full-time in a barbershop. Students will have practical and theory examinations at the end of their course.

N.B. All part-time hairdressing courses are strictly reserved for those working and training full-time in professional hair salons. All part-time hairdressing students are interviewed prior to joining courses


We hope to offer this course in SEPTEMBER 2023. Please check our College website from July 2023 at to enrol.

Course Code BAR
College Name Crumlin College of Further Education (CDETB)
Course Category Barber, Beauty
Course Type Practical
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 12
Course Start Date 20th September 2023
Course End Date 20th March 2024
Course Fee €600
Course Duration 20 weeks
Course Times Wednesday 4.00 - 7.00pm
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 Award in Barbering Techniques 5N3348
Entry Requirements Must be professional hairdresser or trainee hairdresser working full-time in a salon or barbershop. Entry subject to interview.
Career Path Barber
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