Level 2 Certificate Hair Techniques (Barbering)

Start date(s):
19 Mar 2018
44 days
Level 2
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Study Mode:
Part Time
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Accredited by:
Health and Care Professions Council
Awarded by:
City & Guilds
Framwellgate Moor Campus
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This programme will prepare you for progression within the barbering industry. You will develop the essential skills and knowledge required to perform key barbering services, such as cutting and styling men’s hair, and grooming facial hair.

You will gain valuable hands-on experience working with real clients in our on-site commercial barbering salon.

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You will study the following units:
  • Working in the Hair Industry
  • Follow Health and Safety Regulations
  • Shampoo and Condition the Hair and Scalp
  • Styling Men’s Hair
  • Cut Men’s Hair
  • Facial Hair.

Time commitment

Average number of hours per week

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3pm-4.30pm (Theory) and 5pm-7.30pm (Practical)
*Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Teaching & assessment

Learners will be taught by a qualified industry expert for 4 hours per week. Assessments will be completed within the college salons.

You will complete 6 assignments and 9 practical assessments. Assignments will contribute towards evidence in a portfolio.

Industry links:

We have strong links with Habia, WorldSkills and AHT (Association of Hairdressers and Beauty Therapists).

You could gain employment within the barbering industry.

Meet our students

Amie Senghore

Hair and beauty student Amie said the free travel scheme is very important to her as it saves her a large amount or money travelling to and from college.

Lucinda Bell

Current hairdressing student, Lucinda, hopes to become a stylist in a top hair salon.


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Additional Costs

You will need to purchase a kit: £60 without scissors and £75.75 with scissors.

You can purchase an optional uniform (female=£48/ male=£32), or wear a black pair of trousers and a black top.

Interview Instructions

A member of our team will contact you to answer any further questions.

You will be invited to attend an induction day. At this stage, you will receive more information about the course and will be able to enrol on the course.

Entry Criteria

You will hold a hairdressing qualification or be working towards one. You will have experience working in a hairdressing salon or barbershop.