Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Level 2 Barbering
Course Title
Level 2 Barbering
Course Code
Mode of Study
Number of Weeks
Entry Requirements
Grade 3 in GCSE English and maths and two additional GCSEs grade 2 or a relevant Level 2 qualification. Skills test at interview.
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Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to become a graduate State Registered Barber (SRB) with The Hairdressing Council. This qualification's primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a Junior Men’s hairdressing. Learners may also choose to further develop their knowledge and skills by undertaking a Technical Level qualification in barbering at Level 3.
Additional Information
You will need to purchase a uniform and kit. Prices will be given at interview. Part of the course will involve trips and visits to The Wella Studio for college focus days, Salon international and the clothes show. We are a Centre of Excellence for Wella; All of the products used for styling, shampooing, conditioning and colouring are by Wella, one of the best companies in the industry.
The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Barbering (QCF) is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed men's hairdresser. This qualification is based on the barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading barbering association (British Barbering Association - BBA) and professional hairdressing body (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a men’s Junior Hairdresser. Learners will also develop their understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: reception duties, providing scalp massage services, promoting products and services to clients, and perming and colouring hair - the full list of optional units is presented in the learner Record of Assessment book (RoA). Below is a list of units you will carry out:
Client consultation for hair services
Follow health and safety practice in the salon
Working in the hair industry
Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
Cut men's hair
Cut facial hair
Styling men's hair