Vocational Course

Barbering Level 2 Certificate

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About this course

This course will give you a good foundation for a successful career in Barbering.

By covering basic topics such as health & safety, hair and scalp analysis, barbering cutting techniques and colouring, the course will ensure that you have the required practical experience and underpinning knowledge to take the first steps in the profession.

How will I be assessed?

There are end-of-unit exams/assignments for theory and practical assessment evidence is collected in a portfolio.

You need to be aware that there is a lot of written work involved in this qualification.

What do I need?

General Requirements

  • 3 GCSEs with 1 subject at grade D and English and Maths at grade 2 (grade E)

In certain circumstances we will accept variations to this entry guide and create a personalised programme.

Where can it take me?

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

Additional Information

It is highly recommended that during your time on the course you gain a work placement.