This course is designed for people aged over 19 years and will provide a good level of training in all the practical skills required to work as a barber.
The Level 2 Certificate in Barbering is a vocational qualification that has been created to teach several barbering skills to a high level of ability. The course will prepare you to enter the men’s hairdressing sector as a unisex hairdresser. You will develop the knowledge and skills to enable you to advise and consult with men on the type of haircut and facial hair shaping that they want, and that is suitable for them. You will learn how to cut hair and facial hair, working in a safe manner to protect you and your clients.
As you expand your practical skills you will also develop communication and customer service skills, commercial skills and your awareness of environmental sustainability. You will also gain experience in research and problem solving. All these skills are all highly valued by employers and will help you advance your career.
Learners will cover:
Creating basic outlines and detailing in hair
Cutting facial hair to shape using basic techniques
Cutting men's hair using basic techniques
Drying and finishing men's hair
Health, safety and hygiene
How to shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp.
You’ll be assessed through online tests, practical work, assignments and projects. You’ll have an online gradebook that you will keep up-to-date, and you will manage targets that your tutor sets you throughout the year.
At Weston College, we're passionate about helping our adult learners prepare for a bright future. We understand that whether you're looking to boost your career prospects, learn new skills or even switch careers entirely, it can be a daunting process. That's why our friendly and highly qualified careers advisors are here to guide you every step of the way.
Our dedicated team of experts is on hand to provide you with tailored advice and support to help you make the right decisions about your future career and course choices. Whether you need help developing your employability skills, exploring your options, or deciding which course to take, we're here to help you achieve your goals.
We also offer a free Career Coach programme, which provides a detailed careers assessment to help you discover your strengths and interests. You can then discuss your results with one of our advisors, who can point you in the right direction and recommend courses that will help you achieve your career aspirations.
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At Weston College, we're dedicated to helping you achieve success in your career, whatever your goals may be. So why not take that first step today and join our adult community of learners? We can't wait to help you unlock your full potential!
No formal entry requirements.
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Category & Subject AreaCourses for adults Courses for adults Employment Support Employment Support Employment Support Hair and Barbering
iAn interview is required for this course.
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