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Barbering (Intermediate) - Level 2

Overview

The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Barbering has been designed to develop barbering skills to a high level of occupational ability and will prepare you to enter the men's barbering sector.

You will develop knowledge, understanding and skills to enable you to advise and consult with men on how they can achieve their desired look as well as the type of hair cut and facial hair styling that would be most suitable for them. You will also learn how to work in a safe manner for both yourself and your clients.


Start dates and fees

All hair and beauty courses require the purchase of a specific kit and uniform.

Full-time students aged 19+ who qualify for a bursary can request that any support they are awarded, be used to purchase compulsory kit/uniform (as specified by the curriculum area) on their behalf. The cost of the kit/uniform will be deducted from their total bursary award and their monthly payments will be adjusted accordingly. 

Students aged 16-18 in receipt of a bursary can have their compulsory kit/uniform purchased in addition to their termly bursary award. 

Please be aware that the prices for the required kit and uniform will be determined in early 2024. To get an approximate understanding of previous pricing, please visit this link: Past kits.

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20244941A1173FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.


What will I study?

  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Health and safety
  • Cutting men’s hair
  • Trimming men’s facial hair
  • Colour and perming.

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of two GCSEs at grade 3 in English language and maths.
  • Undertake a dexterity test.

If you are a young person who is not currently studying a traditional GCSE programme, we will consider alternative qualifications such as functional skills and vocational qualifications.

Please contact our admissions team for further information - admissions@wnc.ac.uk.


Study programmes - essential skills for employment

If you're a student between the ages of 16 and 18 (or 19 to 25 with an EHC Plan) we want to make sure you have the best possible chances of landing an awesome job once you finish college.

Students who haven't achieved a grade 4/C in GCSE maths or English to continue studying these subjects while you're here with us. By doing so, you'll be building a strong foundation of skills that will significantly boost your employability in the future.

Think of it as a chance to supercharge your knowledge and abilities. You'll be equipped with the tools necessary to tackle the world beyond college with confidence. Plus, we'll be right here to support you every step of the way.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.


How long is the course?

1 year.


What can I progress onto?


Career opportunities


How do I apply?

Apply online

Next steps

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