Barbers cut and style men’s hair and beards.
What does a barber do?Barbers cut and style men’s hair and beards. You need to be friendly and have a good eye for style. You’ll often be working with a variety of clients from small children to old age pensioners. Some barbers work for themselves while others are employed directly either by small independent barbers or big chains.
What do I need to do to become a barber?There are a number of different routes to becoming a barber. You may choose to train on the job or you could follow a vocational course like a BTEC or NVQ.
- BTEC hairdressing
Where could I be working?You will be working indoors, and could either be self-employed, working for a small, independent barbers, or working for a chain of barber shops.
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