OverviewThe VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Barbering is a vocational qualification that has been designed to develop barbering skills to a high level of occupational ability and will prepare you to enter the men’s hairdressing sector. You will develop skills cutting, styling and creating designs in men’s hair, working with a range of professional products in a modern salon.
No formal entry requirements are required but good communication skills are essential and a motivated and enthusiastic attitude.
Good English and Maths skills are desirable but each individual application will be looked at at interview.
Assessment TypesAssessment will take place via a number of different methods for example: Observed work • Witness statements • Audio-visual media • Evidence of prior learning or attainment • Written questions • Oral questions • Assignments • Case studies and exams
You will learn the following:
- Consultation for hair services
- Health and Safety
- Cut and style men’s hair
- Cut facial hair
Benefits/SkillsDuring this course you will develop communication skills and confidence to create different looks on males. You will also build creativity skills and practical techniques to enable you to have a successful career in barbering.
Careers/ProgressionProgression could be onto a barbering apprenticeship, a Level 3 course in Barbering or branching out into women’s hairdressing.