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Barbering (Level 2 Certificate) - Full-time

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Course outline

This is a full NVQ qualification in Gents Hair cutting and styling. It provides a working knowledge in the world of Gents styling. With this qualification a new career in Gents styling could be yours.

The course includes:

  • 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 units could include:

  • Create Basic Patterns in Hair
  • Change Men's Hair Colour
  • Reception Duties
  • Maintain Effectiveness at Work
  • Give Customers a Positive Impression of Yourself and Organisation
  • Promote Additional Products and Services to Customers

How to apply for this course

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You will be able to apply for 2020 entry soon.

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Location Date


14-16 Wheeler Gate


Start: 9th September 2019

Course code: C026987 / Q026988


Level 2 Certificate in Barbering


1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

One of the following:

  • 4 GCSEs at grades A*-D including English Language and Maths*
  • A relevant Level 1 qualification including GCSE English Language and Maths* at grade A*-D

*If you do not have both GCSE English Language and Maths at A*-D, we may accept one of them at Grade E in addition to your 4 GCSEs at A*-D.

Adults who are aged 19+ without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply. You may need to complete an English and maths assessment to determine the right course and support for you.


Continual assessment of practical and written and oral testing of theory.


Extra units can be taken in subsequent years to build a full NVQ Level 2 in Ladies Hairdressing.

Additional information

You will need to purchase kit and a uniform. Costs for these can be discussed at interview.

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