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Certificate in Barbering - Adult Fast Track (Intermediate) - Level 2


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 hairdressing sector as a unisex hairdresser.

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

You will also need to purchase a barbering kit. Please contact us for further information about prices.

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
over 19
09/03/20224941A103£610.00** EApply
14/09/20224941A102£610.00** EApply

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

What will I study?

You will study units including:

  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Cutting men's hair
  • Cutting facial hair
  • Following health and safety in the salon

Entry requirements

A minimum of Level 1 functional skills in English.

How long is the course?

20 weeks.

What does the course lead to?

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a junior unisex hairdresser.

It will widen your career opportunities from working as a hairdresser to being able to offer unisex services through working in a unisex hair salon or working independently through self-employment.


How do I apply?

Apply online

Next steps

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