TESDA Barbering NC II: Professional Hair Cutter And hold a Certificate

Looks are Men’s common asset, especially when it comes to their hair. They take extra care of their hair simply because it’s what represents their image as a guy. People now-a-days love to do experimentation when it comes to the style of their hair: not to mention the variety of styles of haircuts available today.

In order to cope with the ever changing generation today, one must know the different trends today and TESDA will help us in figuring those things out especially when it comes to hairstyles and haircuts for they propose another short course available to everyone.

Barbering is another one of those new short TESDA courses in the Philippines that introduces and teaches us in cutting hair and performing other grooming services for the males.

Below are some of the examples of core competencies that you may acquire upon enrolling in this short course:
-Performing pre- and post- hair care activities
-Performing hair and scalp treatment
-Performing basic hair coloring
-Performing haircut
-Shaving and styling beard and mustache
-Performing chair spot massage
-Performing basic hair perming
-Performing hair relaxing
-Performing Men’s hairpiece attachment, styling, and maintenance

Course Duration

The time allotted for Barbering Course takes a minimum of 456 hours and an optional 200 more hours for completion.

Admission Requirements

Common requirements for TESDA course include:
-Copy of Birth Certificate authenticated by NSO
-Copy of High School or College Diploma
-Certified true copy of Transcript of Records or Form 137
-1x1 or 2x2 Pictures
-Certificate of Good Moral Character

Though, requirements may vary depending on the course or situation you are going to enroll at, we intensely advise that you proceed directly to the school or training center’s official representatives or other staffs who are in charge with the requirements for more precise and detailed information regarding the said matter.


Those who are qualified graduates of Barber NC II may find employment as any of the following:

  • Hair Colorist
  • Barber
  • Hair Stylist

Notion for Competency Assessment and Certification

Individuals who enrolled in the Barber NC II may be required to undergo a Competency Assessment before graduation. This is applicable to any of the courses you would enroll at. A National Certificate (NC II) will be issued to those who will pass this assessment. Click here for accurate and more detailed information about the Assessment and Certification.