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Barbering Level 2



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Weekly hours:

15 hours per week



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What does this course involve?

This course will include health and safety, consultation, styling, cutting hair and facial hair. Units covered are:

  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Promote products and services to clients in a salon
  • Cut Mens Hair
  • Cut Facial Hair
  • Styling men's hair
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Display stock to promote sales in a salon
  • Working in the hair industry
  • Client consultation
  • Following Health and Safety practice in the salon

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.


What qualifications do I need?

4 Ds or 3s including English and maths or a relevant full level 1.


Assessment includes written assignments, online testing and practical assessments of various techniques with colouring, styling and cutting with clippers and scissors.

Fees & Costs

Additional costs to consider include:
Kits costs £130 (TBC)
Uniform £60 (TBC)
Commodities £30 (TBC)
Salon Excel £ 15 (TBC)
Professional Beauty trip £30 (TBC)

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

If you are aged 24 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible search Advance Learning Loans.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.


On successful completion you could progress on to a Level 3 course in a related field, alternatively you could seek employment within the barbering industry.

Courses Levels: 
Level 2

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