Overview top

The Level 2 (NVQ) Diploma in Barbering is based on the National Occupational Standards for Barbering. It is a job ready qualification which requires learners to demonstrate in the workplace the skills and knowledge required in the barbering industry.

During this course the following units are completed

  • unit 205: Advise and consult with clients
  • unit 206: Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • unit 207: Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • unit 214: Cut men's hair using basic techniques
  • unit 215: cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
  • unit 216: dry and finish mens hair
  • unit 217: Create basic outlines and detailing in hair

Entry Requirements top

Level 1 in related subject or a minimum of two GCSE grades D (3) or above. With an interview with Hairdressing staff. You will need to bring your own clients/models for each session.

Assessment top

The assessments for the qualification require the candidates to undertake:

  • Practical tasks which will be observed
  • Knowledge and understanding¬† written exams

Professional Opportunities top

Progression to Hairdressing Level 3 Barbering.

Further Information top

Kit will be provided. Work experience is necessary