Hairdressing – Barbering Level 2


This qualification has been designed to prepare you for employment as a barber.

You will be trained in men’s different hair techniques and work on external clients to gain real life barbering experience, which provides a great opportunity to build confidence and skills. Students who are 16-18 years of age will be required to study maths and English as part of this study programme.

Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

One year

Study options may include:
• Level 3 Hairdressing
Employment options may include:
• Barbers
• Mobile Barber
• Salon Owner
• Sales and Distribution

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Course Costs
Please note that any costs shown here are subject to change and that there may be additional material costs for your course.
There are various bursaries available to support eligible students with course-related costs.

Aged 16-18 years
There are no tuition or examination fees

Aged 19 or over (at the start of the course)
Tuition Fee £945 | Registration/Exam Fee £105

What does this subject include?

The course consists of the following units:

  • • Health & Safety
  • Communication
  • • Barbering Techniques
  • • Cut Hair Using Basic Techniques
  • Shampoo, Condition and Treat the Hair and Scalp
  • Cut Facial Hair to Shape Using Basic Techniques
  • • Dry & Finish Men’s Hair
  • • Create Basic Outlines & Detailing in Hair
  • • Assist with Shaving Services

What is the structure of the course?

Assessment is continuous and industry related, with assignments, tests, projects and practical work. All full-time students are required to study maths and English at the appropriate level.

What are the entry requirements?

  • 2 GCSEs at grade C (grade 4) or above

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