Barbering - Level 2

This course is an intermediate vocational qualification, which focusses on the development of the underlying principles and practical skills required in the barbering industry. It will provide a broad understanding of the barbering industry, alongside practical skills and knowledge.

The programme also includes studying maths and English towards GCSE grade A*-C (new grading system: 9-4) if you do not already have these grades.

What topics/modules are covered?

  • Health and Safety
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using basic barbering techniques
  • Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
  • Dry and finish men’s hair

Optional:

  • Create basic patterns in hair
  • Perm and neutralise hair
  • Change men’s hair colour
  • Fulfil salon reception duties
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Give clients a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Promote additional services or products to clients

What are the entry requirements?

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • 3 GCSEs at grade D (new grading system: 3) or above

Or

  • A relevant Level 1 qualification

Or

  • Industry related experience

The College will always treat each applicant as an individual. Should you not have or not expect to obtain the grades stated above, or not have relevant industry related experience, the College would still welcome your application for this course as this will enable us to identify whether this course is, in fact, the right course for you or whether another course may be more appropriate.

All course offers will be subject to satisfactory interview and reference.


What can I do if I complete this course?

  • Hairdressing - Level 3
  • Creative Hair and Media Make Up Artistry - Level 3

Career Path

  • Barber
  • Hairdresser
  • Stylist
  • Salon Manager

What qualification will I gain?

Level 2 Diploma in Barbering.

Start date

September.

Duration

1 year.

Where will I be based?

The Balliol Building, Hugh Baird College.

Who is the awarding body?

City & Guilds.

Cost

Aged 16-18 Aged 19-23
and 1st full level 2
Aged 19+
and unemployed
Aged 19+, not 1st full level 2
and not unemployed
Free Free Free £1,410

Financial Support

If you are aged 19+ you may be eligible for financial support to cover the cost of the course and/or travel, childcare and equipment expenses. Click here to find out more.


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Terms, Conditions and Disclaimer

We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.


Last modified on Wednesday, 20 December 2017 09:23