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Diploma in Barbering Studies – Level 2

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QF2HDBA
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  • Is this course for you?

    Are you a school leaver 16-19? Fancy the idea of working in the barbering industry?

    The Level 2 diploma in Barbering qualification that will prepare you for a career as a junior barber. You will experience working in a realistic salon environment where skills are practiced and performed on real paying clients. The course is made up of both theory and practical session, exams and assignments.

    Uniform and kit are a compulsory requirement of the course.

    Uniform

    • Black trousers (no leggings)
    • Black flat shoes
    • Black tunic

    Kit

    • Full Barbering Kit – this includes training heads, scissors, combs, clips and brushes (Prices to be confirmed)
  • Required qualifications

    You will need a Level 1 relevant vocational qualification or 3 x GCSE’s grade 3 or equivalent.

  • What skills will I develop?

    This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a barber including the mandatory units which include, working in the hair industry, health and safety, client consultation, shampoo and conditioning hair.

    The other units that you will undertake are cutting men’s hair, cutting men’s facial hair and create an image on men’s hair.

  • Careers

    This qualification will prepare you for employment as a junior barber. You will also be eligible to join the professional trade body, the Hairdressing Council as a graduate registered hairdresser/Barber. Career opportunities as a Barber exist in a variety of contexts, including:

    • Commercial salon
    • Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

    Whilst this qualification’s primary purpose is to prepare you for employment, you may choose to further develop your skill base by undertaking specialist qualifications at Level 3 or sidestep into a Level 2 ladies hairdressing qualification.

    The data shows that hair and beauty is in a growth area for the next 3 years and is predicted to grow by 5%, it is predicted that 60% of that will be in the field of hair and barbering.

    The average salary for a barber is £16,000 per year in England, which meets the national average. This will depend on experience, age and area.

  • Work experience

    Work experience is a compulsory aspect of the course. This is designed to harmonise the theory you will learn in class and the real world applications of the course. Through work experience, you will learn valuable skills, such as interpersonal skills, independence, confidence and commercial awareness.

    All learners are required to complete at least 40 hours work experience hours in a barbers/within the industry. Your tutors will support you in finding placements, although

  • English and maths

    English and Maths qualifications are an integral part of the working world and will help you prosper. If you do have English or Maths qualification at Grade 4 (Grade C) then the college is here to help.

    You will be asked to attend classes where you will be assisted through the qualification, completing the GSCE exam at the end of the academic year.

  • Is this course for you?

    Are you a school leaver 16-19? Fancy the idea of working in the barbering industry?

    The Level 2 diploma in Barbering qualification that will prepare you for a career as a junior barber. You will experience working in a realistic salon environment where skills are practiced and performed on real paying clients. The course is made up of both theory and practical session, exams and assignments.

    Uniform and kit are a compulsory requirement of the course.

    Uniform

    • Black trousers (no leggings)
    • Black flat shoes
    • Black tunic

    Kit

    • Full Barbering Kit – this includes training heads, scissors, combs, clips and brushes (Prices to be confirmed)
  • Required qualifications

    You will need a Level 1 relevant vocational qualification or 3 x GCSE’s grade 3 or equivalent.

  • What skills will I develop?

    This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a barber including the mandatory units which include, working in the hair industry, health and safety, client consultation, shampoo and conditioning hair.

    The other units that you will undertake are cutting men’s hair, cutting men’s facial hair and create an image on men’s hair.

  • Careers

    This qualification will prepare you for employment as a junior barber. You will also be eligible to join the professional trade body, the Hairdressing Council as a graduate registered hairdresser/Barber. Career opportunities as a Barber exist in a variety of contexts, including:

    • Commercial salon
    • Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

    Whilst this qualification’s primary purpose is to prepare you for employment, you may choose to further develop your skill base by undertaking specialist qualifications at Level 3 or sidestep into a Level 2 ladies hairdressing qualification.

    The data shows that hair and beauty is in a growth area for the next 3 years and is predicted to grow by 5%, it is predicted that 60% of that will be in the field of hair and barbering.

    The average salary for a barber is £16,000 per year in England, which meets the national average. This will depend on experience, age and area.

  • Work experience

    Work experience is a compulsory aspect of the course. This is designed to harmonise the theory you will learn in class and the real world applications of the course. Through work experience, you will learn valuable skills, such as interpersonal skills, independence, confidence and commercial awareness.

    All learners are required to complete at least 40 hours work experience hours in a barbers/within the industry. Your tutors will support you in finding placements, although

  • English and maths

    English and Maths qualifications are an integral part of the working world and will help you prosper. If you do have English or Maths qualification at Grade 4 (Grade C) then the college is here to help.

    You will be asked to attend classes where you will be assisted through the qualification, completing the GSCE exam at the end of the academic year.

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