What's covered?

The VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Barbering programme will teach you the necessary skills to become a professional Junior Barber.

It requires the following 4 units to be completed:

  • Client consultation
  • Cutting men's hair
  • Cutting facial hair
  • Health & Safety

All of these units have a compulsory external test along with the practical assessments and in some cases a written assignment

What do you need?

Functional Skills: Maths and English functional skills at level 1

  • Be well presented in all aspects including: clothing, hair and personal hygiene
  • Be practical and well organised.
  • Be a good communicator
  • Have good dexterity
  • Be willing to dedicate 2 evening per week (5.30pm to 9.30pm - 8h total) as we demand high standards of attendance, time-keeping and dedication

How you are assessed

Learners must have completed all the assessment requirements for the programme can be achieved Assessment required for the programme may take the following forms: Practical observation Oral questioning Online testing and in some cases assignment writing

How Long?

September to January February to July

What course next?

VRQ Diploma in Hairdressing or VRQ L3 Certificate in Barbering

What could this lead to?

  • Working in the hairdressing industry as a junior barber.
  • Working in a unisex hair salon
  • Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

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Many students are entitled to a reduction in tuition fees on many of our courses, which can dramatically reduce the overall cost of the course. More information can be found on our course fee reductions page. Financial support, loans and instalment plans are also available to eligible students.

Contact us on 01753 793288 to check whether you might be eligible for a reduced fee.

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