This Level 2 Diploma in Barbering is a main qualification for school leavers or adult learners who wish to pursue a career in barbering. Once qualified you are able to start work as a first year improver in a barber salon.
You will need GCSE Grade 3 or above in English and Maths, or ESOL or Functional Skills at Level 1.
This course is funded for 16-18 year-olds, and may be funded for adult learners in receipt of benefits, or adults who do not hold a Level 2 qualification.
Welfare support is also available for help purchasing kits if you meet the eligibility criteria.
You will develop the following skills:
This Level 2 Diploma in Barbering course includes 3 practical sessions per week, plus 3 days per week of 3-hour theory sessions.
Assessments will be formative and summative through theory and practical sessions.
On successful completion of this Level 2 Diploma in Barbering course you can progress to a Level 3 Hairdressing or Barbering qualification.
Career routes include employment as a qualified barber in salons or cruise ships. You could also become self-employed or work in the retail sector as a product brand representative. Alternatively, you could work as a trainer/educator assessing and/or teaching.