Barbering - Level 2

Nothing stands still, and this is certainly true in the world of professional barbering.

New barbers require a course that will reflect industry expectations and best practice with a strong focus on client care and professional attitudes.

This qualification will provide you with a course that reflects this exciting and dynamic industry to prepare you to meet the standards required by industry, future employers and clients.

To further enhance your employability skills there will be opportunities for you to complete a one week work placement.

This compulsory aspect of the course gives you the chance to apply the knowledge gained in class to the real world of work.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be carried out by a variety of methods including two theory examinations, one final practical examination and graded summative assessments.

What do I need?

You will need to achieve at least 4 GCSEs at Grade D/3 or above with a Grade 3 in English and Maths.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - a Level 3 vocational qualification or Level 2 Hairdressing
  • Careers - junior position in barbering

Additional information

You will have the opportunity to deliver treatments in the College Training Salons and participate in a number of enrichment activities including visits to industry shows and competitions such as British Barbers Association.

Work Experience is mandatory and will involve hours working in the Hair & Beauty industry in preparation for employment.

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