Level 2 Certificate in Barbering

This one year course covers basic traditional and commercial cutting techniques, cutting hair designs and cutting facial hair.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10314
Campus: Bangor, Lisburn
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Hairdressing

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Course Overview

This qualification will develop you knowledge, understanding and skills to enable you to advise and consult with men on the type of hair cut and facial hair shaping the way they want, but just as importantly what is suitable for them. You will also learn how to work in a safe manner throughout the service protecting both yourself and your clients.

Please note this is a VRQ course - 4 units - not a complete NVQ. 

Modules may include:

  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Cut men's hair
  • Cut facial hair

Students will be responsible for providing their own uniform and kit.  The additional cost of these will be given to you by your tutor.

For further information please contact Cathy Magennis at cmagennis@serc.ac.uk

You are currently working or wish to work in a barber shop or a hairdressing salon and wish to gain a formal qualification.  Or for someone with no experience who wants to gain basic barbering skills to enable them to work in a barbers as a junior.

Basic traditional and commercial cutting techniques, cutting hair designs and cutting facial hair.

Developing your knowledge, understanding and skills to enable you to advise and consult with men on hair cuts and facial hair shaping

To level 2 Full-time diploma in Barbering or level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

This course is for learners aged 18 and over

A good standard of education

Preferable but not necessary:  Hairdressing and /or barbering experience/qualifications

You will be required to complete an interview and skills test. 

The kit - scissors, combs, clippers, hairdryer, dolly head etc. is required and costs approximately £150

 

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Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

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