This course is designed to provide you with a good knowledge of barbering and general hairdressing to enable you to develop a strong awareness of the industry. Level 2 is the minimum required by the industry to work as a  barber, so is an industry requirement starting point. You will study GCSE Engish and/or Maths (if applicable) and work experience as part of your study program.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

This is a good course for those wishing to go straight into employment in the industry as a Junior Barber However you can progress onto the Level 2 Diploma in Ladies Hairdressing . You will be advised which is most suitable for you.

What jobs can I get? 

Employment as a Junior position at a Barber

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades 9-3 (formerly A* - D) including English and Maths or Level 1/2 Hairdressing qualification and have achieved a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and Maths.

What about work experience? 

You will complete a minimum of 45-60 days of work experience in a local salon/Barbers

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
SGL2FH0505 06/09/2021 £60.00 £60.00 £1660.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

Please call 01202 205205 or email enquiries@thecollege.co.uk

Students who may require assistance with the cost of the course should view the financial support section of this website.

Associated Costs 

Click below to download the uniform and kit lists.  This can be ordered direct from the suppliers.  Please DO NOT order any the following if you only have a condidtional place offered, and are awaiting confirmation of pending results.

L2 Barbering Uniform

L2 Barbering Kit

You will also need to wear flat black enclosed shoes (no trainers). You should also wear smart black trousers (no leggings or jeans)

 

Course content

Course Content 

This programme places a strong emphasis on technical skills. You will study the following modules:
:Working in the hair industry

  • Follow Health and  Safety practice in the salon
  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Shampooing and condition the hair and scalp
  • Promote produces and services in the salon
  • Cut Men's hair
  • Cut facial hair
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Styling Men's hair
  • Create an image based on a theme within the hair sector
  • Display stock to promote sales in the salon
  • Provide scalp massage services
  • Salon reception duties

Underpinning knowledge

 As part of your timetable you will be required to work one evening a week in one of The College's Salons, Flaunt Hair, as part of getting you work-ready. You will study Functional Skills in English or/and mathematics or GCSE in English and/or Maths
The course is designed to provide you with a good working knowledge of Barbering. It will enable you to develop a strong awareness of the industry. During the programme you will be required to take part in work experience in a local salon/barbers
 

More info

Start Day/Time 

September Timetable to be confirmed on induction.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

VRQ Level 2

Awarding Body 

VTCT

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Hairdressing

More about the course 

Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with strong experience, knowledge and expertise.

Working in ourcommercial  training salons, Flaunt Hair,  you will gain valuable experience in offering a professional salon service, including customer care, client consultation and professional services, in a realistic working environment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

VRQ Level 2

Awarding Body 

VTCT