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Certificate in Barbering (VRQ) (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 a mandatory kit and uniform.

Start DateDay/TimeWksCodeAnnual FeeActions
12/09/2022Various354941A1173FREEApply

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
  • Cutting men's hair
  • Cutting facial hair
  • College certificates in scalp massage, nasal waxing and facial steaming
  • Following health and safety in the salon.

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

As an entry requirement on some of our courses, you will need a GCSE in both English and maths with at least a grade 4/C (please see entry requirements above).

If this isn’t displayed under the entry requirements and you don’t currently have a GCSE in both English and maths at grade 4/C or above before joining us, you will then study English and maths as part of your programme with the aim of achieving a qualification with at least a grade 4/C. This is to help improve your chances of employment once you leave us.

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.

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How do I apply?

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