Monaghan Institute


Course Name Barbering
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M3351 HBT2
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
Award at UK Level 2  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland City and Guilds None
Junior Trade Certificate Department of Education and Skills None
Senior Trade Certificate Department of Education and Skills None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

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The course includes practical and academic areas and gives learners a chance to develop skills & knowledge and to experience the day-to-day procedures related to working in barbering.

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You will study...

FET Code 5M3351 - Hairdressing
Duration 2 years full-time.
Comment Qualifications Obtained
Year 1: QQI L5 Hairdressing 5M3351

State Examinations Commission
Junior Trades

Year 2: City & Guilds L2 in Barbering

State Examinations Commission
Senior Trades
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Course Fee

Expand+Year 1 - Government Levy €200.00
Year 1 - QQI Exam Fee €50.00
Year 1 - Administration Fee €50.00
Year 1 - Capitation Fee €130.00
Year 1 - Junior Trades €95.00
Year 1 - Hairdressing Kit €350.00 (Approx.)*
Year 1 - Uniform €50...

Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit or where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online now. Applications close in October each year and reopen for the next academic year in January.

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Subjects Taught

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Areas of study – Year 1:
Hairdressing Science
Hairdressing Theory & Practice
Barbering Techniques
Customer Service
Retail Selling
Word Processing
Safety and Health at Work
Work Experience

Areas of study – Year 2...

Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examinations
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Careers or Further Progression

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Barbering graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Junior barber in Salon/Barber shop
Sales representative selling hair products and services

Further Enquiries For more information on this course, please contact Clodagh McKenna.

Monaghan Institute Education Campus,
Armagh Road,
Tel. 047-84900
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