Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

VTCT Level 2 Award in Cutting Mens Hair
Course Title
VTCT Level 2 Award in Cutting Mens Hair
Course Code
Mode of Study
Entry Requirements
Preferably – candidate to have achieved Level 1 Qualification in Hairdressing Experience of work in the hair and barbering industry Interest in cutting men’s hair to work towards becoming a fully qualified barber
Leads on to
Learners can progress onto further qualifications in this field.
Number of Weeks
The majority of our part-time courses are funded, this means that you may be eligible to study for free. To find out more about available funding and financial support then please call 01582 569569
This qualification is about the precision cutting skills involved in barbering to achieve a variety of looks and neckline finishes for men using club cutting, scissors over comb, clippers over comb, thinning and freehand techniques. In this qualification, razors will only be used for removing unwanted hair outside the outline shape. The learner will be assessed on 10 practical observations, creating a variety of different looks to meet a specific range. The learner will need to show clear understanding of: Health and Safety legislation How to work safely and hygienically Growth factors of the hair The use of cutting techniques Knowledge of cutting equipment and its uses Know how to communicate hair maintenance and management information to clients