Level 2 NVQ Award in cutting hair using basic barbering techniques
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About this course
This intensive course is designed for hairdressers who have already gained an NVQ Level 2 in Ladies Hairdressing or an equivalent qualification. This qualification is suitable for anyone wishing to pursue a career in men's barbering and includes 3 units.
What will I learn?

You will cover 3 units:

  • Cutting men's hair using basic barbering techniques with clippers, razor, scissors and thinning scissors
  • Drying men's hair using brushes/techniques and finishing with products
  • Cutting facial hair to shape using basic techniques

You will also refresh on Health and Safety in the salon.

The course structure will include learning practical barbering skills in our professional salons enhanced by theoretical knowledge.

Entry requirements
All applicants must verify that they hold a NVQ Level 2 in Ladies Hairdressing or an equivalent qualification in the first session. The students will need to demonstrate a high level of commitment and enthusiasm to succeed the assessment criteria within the time frame.
Study, assessment and qualifications

You will be assessed on a continuous basis within a realistic working environment. Projects, oral questions, written tests and the production of a portfolio of completed work including at least 17 final assessments demonstrating in your work that you have met the standards. On successful completion of this course you will achieve the NVQ level 2 award in barbering.

Additional costs and information

£165.00 for the barbering kit which will include: thinning scissors, clippers and attachments, denman and vent brushes, razor, water spray and men's block head with beard.

Uniform required is a tunic, black trousers and black flat shoes or a black 3/4 length t-shirt, black trousers and black flat shoes.

What could I do next?
Progress onto NVQ level 3 Ladies Hairdressing or gain employment.