• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

The City and Guilds Level 2 Barbering Certificate course is a nationally recognised qualification in barbering. You will develop practical skills in cutting and styling men’s hair and facial hair as well as shampooing and conditioning. Training will take place in our well equipped, modern salons, with instruction from our team of highly skilled, qualified and supportive tutors.

You will be taught through a combination of classroom and salon activities and will complete written and practical work. You will learn practical treatments by working on your colleagues, before progressing on to paying clients in our real life working salon.

Students will be required to purchase a kit and uniform costing approximately £90.00. Further details will be provided at your interview. Funding may be available for students dependant upon circumstances.

Level
Level 2
Duration
24 weeks
Awarding Body
City and Guilds
Course Fees
£700.00
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Units and Structure

 

In Level 2 Barbering you will cover the following units:

  • Working in the hair industry
  • Follow health and safety in the salon
  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Cut men’s hair
  • Cut men’s facial hair
  • Styling men’s hair
  • Salon reception duties

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

Requirements for Level 2 Barbering are as follows:

  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Maths and English with a score of Level 1 or above
  • Adult learners who do not hold any formal qualifications must achieve an initial assessment score of Level 1 or above in English
  • All applicants must attend an interview
  • Strong interest in Barbering
  • Smart appearance

For further information please contact Julie Carratt on 01302 558218 julie.carratt@don.ac.uk.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

Requirements for Level 2 Barbering are as follows:

  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Maths and English with a score of Level 1 or above
  • Adult learners who do not hold any formal qualifications must achieve an initial assessment score of Level 1 or above in English
  • All applicants must attend an interview
  • Strong interest in Barbering
  • Smart appearance

For further information please contact Julie Carratt on 01302 558218 julie.carratt@don.ac.uk.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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