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September 2021
1 Year
Course code D2BARPF1KN

Barbering, VRQ Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This programme will give you a good level of basic training in barbering and covers all the practical skills you will need to work in a salon such as cutting, colouring and styling. You will develop personal skills and confidence to enable you to work effectively and professionally with clients and colleagues. You will further develop your knowledge and apply the skills you have learnt in a commercial salon and by attending work placements throughout the year. As part of this study programme you will develop your maths and English skills, attend tutorials and Individual Development (ID). You will also complete a work placement or extended industry placement. All aspects of your study programme will be discussed at your interview.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through online tests, practical work, assignments and projects. You will have an online gradebook that you will keep up-to-date and manage targets that your tutor sets you throughout the year.

What could I do after this course?

This study programme could lead to employment as a men’s hairdresser, or Levels 2 and 3 programmes such as women’s hairdressing or a hairdressing apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 9-2, with at least two at grade 4, or a qualifying Level 1 qualification.

Course Level

Level 2

iAn interview is required for this course.

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What our students say

Wynter-Rose, Hairdressing, VRQ, Level 1

“Being a hairdresser is my overall career goal, therefore having the opportunity to study at Weston College and gain that experience, whilst still in education, is great.

“The tutors have really helped me progress and believe in myself. The support I have received has been fantastic and it has given me the confidence to work with real clients inside the salon.”

What’s next? “I plan to complete the Level 2 Hairdressing VRQ at Weston College next year and continue my journey to becoming a qualified hairdresser.”

Previous school: Hans Price Academy

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