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Barbering Level 2 Certificate City and Guilds

Why study this course?

This course covers the mandatory aspects of barbering which will prepare you for working in the barbering industry. This is a vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed barber. This qualification is a nationally recognised City and Guilds level 2 certificate.

What will I study?

You will be taught how to provide different cutting techniques including uniform layer, graduation, around the ear outline with fade, all aspects of styling and cutting facial hair. You will study a range of units during the course including:
• Working in the hair industry
• Follow health and safety practice in the salon
• Client consultation for hair services
• Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
• Styling mens hair
• Cut mens hair
• Cut facial hair
• The art of colouring hair (temporary hair colouring techniques)

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

Course progression: To expand or advance your skills you could continue your studies in womens hairdressing.

Career progression: Following the completion of the course you could work in a salon/barber shop, as a mobile barber, self-employed or freelance barber

How will I be assessed?

Following your practical training you will complete formative and summative assessments where you will have the opportunity to gain a pass, merit or distinction. NB. Please be aware that you may need to provide models for your assessments. You will be taught theory knowledge which will cover all of the units, assessment through online exams at the end of each unit. You will also be required to study at home during the course to improve your practical skills, as well as produce written assignments and complete exam revision.

Are there any additional costs?

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform in order to undertake our Hair & Beauty courses (approx. £95) To purchase your kit visit using code: K191. To purchase your uniform visit press student login and enter the following codes: TRESHA20: Beauty Therapy Level 2, TRESHB20: Beauty Therapy level 3, TRESHC20: Hairdressing/Media make up/Nail course, TRESHD20: Barbering unisex tops You will also need to buy a ring binder folder for theory notes and your portfolio of evidence.

Are there any discounted fees available?

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.