Barbering City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma
This course is designed for those who choose to begin or develop a career in barbering. This course covers practical and theoretical units within the barbering Diploma. Students will be working on male models and male blocks.
The design of the course is to provide an opportunity for students to develop a variety of practical skills and theoretical skills whilst gaining under pinning knowledge of the hair and barbering industry.
You will need:
- Two GCSEs at grade D or above including English and/or work experience.
- NVQ Level 1 and/or Salon services.
Over 21s requires a successful 1:1 interview and will be considered on experience rather than qualifications.
The theory sessions provide barbering knowledge for all twelve units and opportunities for research and exams.
Training will take place on male blocks and live male models in technical lessons. Students will build confidence and begin working towards assessments. Students are assessed continually in their newly acquired practical skills during the salon sessions. The course consists equally of theory and practical sessions. Theory and practical assessments must be obtained to gain the Diploma Level 2 in Barbering qualification.
You will study:
- Health & Safety
- Client Consultation
- Working In the Hair Industry
- Promoting Products & Services
- Cutting Mens Hair
- Styling Mens Hair
- Cutting Facial Hair
- Colour and Lighten Hair
- Shampooing and Condition the Hair
- Create an Image based on a Theme
- Display Stock to Promote
- Salon Reception Duties.
Barbering students have the opportunity to create an image based on a theme and show off their skills to peers, teachers, family and local employers whilst participating in the annual Hair and Beauty show.
All units require one online exam for each unit (12) and practical assessments for each of the units in order to achieve the full Diploma L2 qualification.
Further study and career options
- Diploma Level 2 Ladies Hairdressing
- Diploma Level 3 Hairdressing
The purchase of a kit including all equipment needed for the course - approximately £120. A text book approximately £25.00, a smart black uniform (Shirt/trousers/skirt & closed in smart black shoes) Pens, A4 writing paper, 2 x ring binder folders and 24 dividers are required.
This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at www.bedford.ac.uk/concessions