Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

This qualification is for students already working in the hairdressing industry who are looking to gain new skills to widen your client base.

This course will enhance career progression within the hair industry in uni-sex salons, barber shops and on cruiseliners.

As part of this course you will be engaged in creative competitions both in-house and externally as well as visiting exhibitions and trade shows.

You will be studying key areas, including:

  • Cutting hair using barbering technique
  • Cut facial hair
  • Dry and finish men’s hair
  • Creating patterns in hair
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Giving clients a positive impression
  • Follow health & safety practices in the salon

You will be assessed on a range of practical skills and knowledge which will be delivered through blended learning.

On completion of the course you can progress onto Level 3 Barbering.

You will need a full level 2 hairdressing qualification or salon experience and will be required to take a trade test.

Course Summary

Length of study:
1 year


Term dates

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Study option(s):
Evening course, Adult course

Course level:
Level 2

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

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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