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Barbering (Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you would like to gain a working knowledge of men’s styling and work towards a career in industry.

You’ll learn a range of skills to set you up for a career in barbering, including initial consultations with clients, shampooing, conditioning and cutting techniques.

You’ll also cover cutting facial hair, and how to dry and finish men’s hair.

You can expect practical learning, in our brand new salon at Adams.

Optional units could include creating patterns in hair, colouring, or additional important skills such as reception duties and promoting additional services.

How to apply for this course

It is no longer possible to start this course this academic year.

You will be able to apply for September 2021 soon.

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Location Date
14-16 Wheeler Gate

Start: 7th September 2020

Course code: C026987 / Q026988


Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Barbering


1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 9–3 (A*–D), including English Language and maths – one of English Language or Maths must be grade 9–4 (A*–C). Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above.


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


Choose to follow with further units at Level 2 to build a full qualification in Hairdressing, or complete an apprenticeship within a salon.

Additional information

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

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