Level 2 City and Guilds Award in Cutting Men’s Hair

Level 2 City and Guilds Award in Cutting Men’s Hair

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Course Overview

This award aim is to provide the knowledge and skills to cut men’s hair into basic looks. The skills developed by the candidate will include club cutting, scissor over comb and the use of clippers and freehand cutting techniques. The knowledge acquired by the candidate will enable them to understand the main factors that need to be considered when cutting hair, the effect cutting hair at different angles has on the haircut, the importance of applying tension to the hair when cutting and safety considerations that must be taken into account.

Learning outcomes for this award will be:

  • prepare for a cutting service
  • provide a cutting service

This award will be assessed by:

  • practical tasks
  • knowledge and understanding task(s) in an assignment or an on-line test This course will run over 10 weeks, with attendance required for 3 hours per week with a required 2 hours independent learning per week.

This is an evening course and is aimed at learners aged 19 and over (adult only)

There are no course specific qualifications required to join this course, however, there is an expectation candidates are working towards a Level 2 standard of English. A short written test will be given at interview to assess suitability.

£390 however, funding options available to learners depending on personal circumstances. £150.00 for Barbering kit.

Course Summary

Length of study:
Duration: 11 weeks


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Study option(s):
Part time, Evening course

Course level:
Level 2

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If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

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