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Level 2 City & Guilds Certificate in Barbering (Evening)

  • LEVEL 2

Course Overview

The VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Barbering programme will teach you the necessary skills to become a professional Junior Barber.

All of these units have a compulsory external online test along with the practical assessments and in some cases a written assignment

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Course Fee
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End Date

Fri, 04 Jul 2025

Entry Requirements

(English and maths desirable) or a Level 1 qualification.

• Be well presented in all aspects including: clothing, hair and personal hygiene<br ...

Course information

It requires the following units to be completed:
-Working in the hair industry
-Follow Health & Safety in the salon
-Client Consultation for hair services
-Shampoo & Condition the hair and scalp
-Colour & lighten hair
-Cut men’s hair
-Cut facial hair

September to February/
February to July

Day time
September to June on Monday

A combination of Tutor led demonstrations, student participation & practice, theory delivery and commercial salon that will led on to formative & summative assessments.

Learners must have completed all the assessment requirements for the programme can be achieved
Assessment required for the programme may take the following forms:
Practical observation
Oral questioning
Online testing and in some cases assignment writing

Level 2 CG Certificate in Barbering

Learners are enrolled onto an additional ‘College Commercial Salon’ completed within the College Salons under Tutor guidance. This provides a simulation of a real Salon environment & provides experience with clients to help build confidence within the chosen pathway.

– Working in the hairdressing industry as a junior barber.
– Working in a unisex hair salon
– Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

Level 2

A Kit & Unifrom must be purchased within 6 weeks of enrolling for the course. Details of the Kit & Uniform are handed out during the enrollment process. Bursaries are available for those who are eligible – subject to individual assessment.