WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This is an assessment-based qualification for learners of all ages, who wish to pursue a career in Barbering. School leavers can study this in addition to their full-time course.

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Location: Central Campus

Start Date: 06/09/21

FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need to have GCSE Grade 3 or above in English and Maths, or ESOL at Level 1 or equivalent.

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

The course teaches a range of barbering skills including following health and safety practice in the salon, client consultation for hair services, cutting facial hair and cutting men’s hair.

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

There are a range of in-house and external competitions you could enter.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Practical elements of the course will be assessed in our state-of-the-art salons, and you'll be required to produce a portfolio of your work throughout the course.
There are four exams which are externally marked, and all practical work will be logged in your VTCT assessment book.

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

You can progress on a hairdressing or beauty pathway and study a Level 2 diploma in hairdressing, beauty therapy or nails. You could also develop your skills by studying other short courses. Once qualified you will be able to start work as a Barber.

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