Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 year Level 2 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This course is for those who are interested in a career in the exciting and rewarding barbering industry.

You will follow a range of learning methods including theory and practical assessments in the barber salon. You will also take part in industry placements, competitions, visits and professional demonstrations.

The entry requirement for this course is that you are 19+.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire If you are over 18 and in receipt of benefits or your household income is below the national rate, you could receive help towards the course fee's and kit.

You will be assessed by completing theory tests and demonstrate your competency by doing practical assessments on our barber salon.

Adults do not need GCSE grades to apply for the course.

The course runs Monday - Wednesday and a late night until 7pm on a Tuesday.

Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

This course is aimed at people who are looking to start a career in the barbering industry.

By completing this course you could progress into employment or onto Level 3.

You will study a range of modules including: Cutting men's hair, cut facial hair to shape, dry and finish men's hair, create basic outlines & designs, shampooing and conditioning and colour and lighten men's hair.

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What’s next?

Successful students may progress onto Level 3 in Barbering.

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