Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 year Level 2 Part-Time - Day Ashington Main Campus Skills & Qualifications Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

Unlock your potential and master the art of barbering with our Level 2 Certificate in Barbering. Designed for students passionate about hair and style, this comprehensive course offers a perfect blend of theory and hands-on practice, equipping you with the essential skills to launch a successful career in this dynamic industry.

Our expertly crafted curriculum covers all the fundamental techniques required to excel in barbering. From mastering classic and contemporary cutting styles to perfecting the art of shaving and beard grooming, learning the latest trends in men's hair fashion, ensuring you stay ahead in this ever-evolving field. With guidance from our experienced instructors, you'll develop a deep understanding of client consultation, ensuring each customer leaves the chair with confidence and satisfaction.

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

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

This course is planned to run Tuesday 10am - 7pm.

All timetables may be subject to change

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
- Cutting facial hair to shape
- Drying, styling and finishing men's hair
- Creating basic outlines and designs
- Shampooing and conditioning

City and Guilds

What’s next?

Successful students may progress onto Level 3 in Barbering.

Open Events

Find out everything you need to know about Northumberland College and our exciting range of courses!

Pre-register for our next open event

Take a tour around our campuses

Investing in your future with outstanding new facilities.


Why choose Northumberland College?

We are the largest further education provider in Northumberland with campuses throughout the county.

Our student transport scheme is available for eligible students to make getting to and from college as easy as possible.

Our extensive re-development programme will create outstanding new facilities.