VTCT VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Barbering (Part-Time)

Course Overview

The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Barbering is a one-year, part-time course for novices or qualified hairdressers wishing to continue their hairdressing training and gain skills in traditional barbering techniques.

  • Entry Requirements

    There is no formal entry requirement. Interview prior to enrolment.

  • Career Prospects

    This qualification may lead directly into employment in the barbering industry as a junior stylist or to work as an independent barber.

    Additionally, it will allow you to continue your studies to Level 3 Diploma in Barbering and/or advanced skills courses.

  • Course Modules

    The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Barbering is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop practical skills in; the creative art of cutting men’s hair, the specialist work of cutting facial hair and how to offer a good consultation service for clients.

    Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety whilst working in the barbering industry.

  • Assessment

    Assessment methods include observation of practical work, written assignments, oral questioning and written end of unit tests. Learners will be required to bring clients to commercial classes for assessments.

    Additionally, they will have homework to complete which includes compiling a portfolio of evidence, completing workbooks and practising skills.

  • Additional Costs

    Learners will be required to purchase a uniform and kit.

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Newtown College

Afan College

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