OverviewBarbering Intermediate (Level 2)
The VTCT Level 2 Barbering Diploma will provide you with an excellent foundation to your barbering training.
You will study the basic elements of being a barber. This Level 2 course will provide you with the knowledge and skills for working in the barbering industry, learning the latest techniques as well as the knowledge to work in the sector.
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Need to know
3 GCSEs grades 9-3 OR equivalent.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through a variety of methods for each unit. There are multiple choice exams on the course. Within each unit you will complete written tasks, and complete a set number of practical assessments.
What will I study?
This course will give you an introduction to several different aspects of working in the barbering sector.
The units that you will cover are:
- Health and Safety
- Cutting Hair
- Cutting Facial Hair
- Shampoo and Condition
- Client Consultation
- Salon Reception
- Creating basic patterns in hair
All lessons take place at the main Kingsway campus in Dunstable.
How will I learn?
You will learn through a mix of theory and practical sessions, which will take place in our modern salon.
WHAT ADDITIONAL WORK OUTSIDE OF COLLEGE WILL I NEED TO DO?
You will be given short tasks to complete each week, which form the basis for your coursework.
Level 3 Barbering, Level 2 Hair and Media Make-Up, Apprenticeships.
Working in a salon/spa, setting up a business, hair and beauty retail.
Equipment and other costs:
You will need to purchase a kit. This will be used in all of your practical sessions, and is yours to keep at the end of the course. You will also be required to purchase a t-shirt and to wear suitable black trousers and black shoes for each lesson.
We have a uniform shop which also contains a lot of optional items; you will be provided a link for this at the beginning of your course.
DO I NEED TO FIND A WORK PLACEMENT? DO I NEED A DBS?
No, there is no work placement attached, but we will give opportunities throughout the course to put yourself into a real world scenario.
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Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.
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