Level 2 Technical Certificate in Barbering
About this course
This course is an ideal progression for anybody wishing to develop skills in gents hairdressing and barbering.
What will I learn?

Students will complete the following units:

  • Principles and practices of hairdressing and barbering services
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using basic barbering techniques
  • Dry and finish men’s hair
  • Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
  • Create basic outlines and detailing in hair
Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D (3) or above (or equivalent), including English and Maths.

Successful completion of relevant subject at Level 1.

Study, assessment and qualifications

You will be assessed in the 'Aspire' college hair salon.

To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully achieve the following assessments:
One externally set, externally moderated assignment
One externally set, externally marked exam, sat under examination conditions

A minimum of 3-hours a week home study is required.

Final Qualification: Level 2 Technical Certificate in Barbering

Additional costs and information
You will need a uniform and a kit for this course; order forms will be sent out with the induction pack. In cases of financial hardship funds may be available to help with the cost of this.
What could I do next?

You could progress onto a Level 3 Technical Diploma in Barbering, a Level 3 apprenticehip in Barbering or a Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing.

Alternatively you can enter the industry as a junior barber.