Course Description


BTEI means Back to Education Initiative. BTEI gives unemployed adults the opportunity of returning to part time education, while retaining their benefits.
Skills to Compete is an initiative to support those who have lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19 and wish to re-enter the workforce. See here for details.

This is a one year part time course. The course aims to prepare students for employment in the barbering industry. Students will receive training and gain confidence in order to secure an apprenticeship in a Barbering Salon. Emphasis is placed on all key areas of Barbering which will enhance students’ techniques, creative and interpersonal skills. All practical training takes place in our fully equipped hair salon.

Course Content*

  • Barbering Techniques (QQI level 5)
  • Customer Service
  • Workplace Safety
  • Team-working
  • IT Skills.

(*Subject to change)

CollegeColáiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education (CDCFE)
Course LocationCoolock, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 17
Course CategoryBarbering, Beauty
Course TypeIn-house Training
Course QualificationLevel 4 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsBarbering
Course Duration1 year (Autumn – May)
Course Time1 year (Autumn – May)
Entry RequirementsTo be BTEI eligible, applicants must be in receipt of or a dependent of a Social Protection payment before starting the course. Participants on CE schemes or TUS may apply also.
Carear PathThis is an area of study that offers excellent career opportunities in the Barbering Industry – Junior Barber, Theatrical and/or Film, Hairdressing work, Hairdressing retail outlets.
Course CodeQQI Level 4 Part Award
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Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education (CDCFE)
Barryscourt Road
Coolock, Dublin
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