Level 2 Certificate in Barbering

This course is suitable for those who wish to specialise in barbering. You will gain a thorough understanding of how to effectively deliver hair services to men.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course has start dates in September an January and will take 18 weeks to complete.

If you start this course in January, you will attend College on a Tuesday evening from 6.00pm - 9.00pm for 18 weeks.

What will I study?

You will be taught by industry professionals and you will be based in the College's fully equipped, commercial salon, The Lounge. You will learn the theory behind the practices you explore and you will be provided with the confidence needed to launch your career in barbering. In this course the following areas will be covered:

  • Follow Health and Safety practice in the salon
  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Cut men's hair
  • Cut men's facial hair

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed continually with tutors evaluating the work you carry out on fee paying clients.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

No. There are no formal entry requirements but you must have a keen interest in the subject.

What are the course fees?

If you are 19+, course fees are dependent on your personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding. For more information, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

This qualification is recognised by the British Barbering Association and The Hairdressing Council and will enable you to progress onto a career as a junior men's hairdresser. Alternatively you could progress onto level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering, level 3 Diploma in Barbering or level 3 Diploma in Barbering Studies.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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