Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering

This course enables you to train to become a qualified barber.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10343
Campus: Bangor, Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Hairdressing
Course Overview

This course enables you to train to become a junior stylist and work in the Barbering industry.

Units will include:

  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Cut men's hair using basic techniques
  • Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
  • Dry and finish men's hair
  • Create basic outlines and detailing in hair
  • Perming

Assessments will be carried out on paying clients.  

You want to become a junior stylist and work in the Barbering industry.

How to cut men's hair and facial hair to shape using basic techniques, dry and finish men's hair and shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp.  You will also advise and consult with clients and develop and maintain your effectiveness at work.

Getting experience in the college salons, Shadeka and Revive.

Workshops delivered by external companies such as Wella, Professional Barbers and Salon Services. 

Possible opportunities to enter inter-campus and other competitions.

On successful completion of the Level 2 Barbering Diploma you can progress onto Level 3 Barbering.

To be 16+ years of age on 1 July

2 GCSE's at grade C or above preferably in English and Maths

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

This course will be timetabled over 18.5 hours per week i.e. 15 hours of vocational classes and 3.5 hours per week Essential Skills English and Maths

Students who do not have at least grade C in Maths and English will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy.

There will be one week in the year employability and two weeks Induction when the course commences in September.

Mature students who do not possess the entry requirements will be considered after interview and skills test. 

Students will be required to provide their own materials and equipment e.g. kit and uniform. There will be an extra cost for these which will be discussed with you by the tutor.  

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Terms & Conditions

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

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