Barbering Level 2 Diploma at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College*
Do you want to enter the exciting and cutting edge industry of Barbering? Level 2 provides the fundamental level of skill required by a barber. You will carry out a host of tasks in our modern up-to-date salons using state-of-the-art equipment. At SGS College, we also give you the opportunity to take part in exciting and varied enrichment activities alongside your main qualification, which may include: trips to hair shows, exciting fundraising events and competitions.
Here is a snapshot of the core and additional units you may study throughout the year:
- Drying and finishing men's hair
- Cutting men's hair
- Facial hair cutting techniques
- Outlines and detailing in Hair.
3 GCSE at grades 9–4 (A–C or equivalent), including English. You should have excellent personal appearance and a high level of hygiene. You must be enthusiastic and have a genuine interest in barbering. You will also need to have suitable tutor/school references and a skills check. You may have already achieved a Level 1 Hair and Beauty qualification with suitable references from your tutor and have at least 90% attendance.
You will be assessed through observation of practical assessments, assignments and examinations at different points in the year. The final assessment will occur as a synoptic test of a range of treatments within a given time limit. Experienced tutors will closely monitor and guide you through techniques to ensure you are meeting and exceeding industry standards. You will have personal one-to-one tutorials to review your progress regularly.
On completion, you will have the skills and confidence to progress into employment or continued learning, such as an apprenticeship or level 3 qualification in Barbering.
- Junior stylist
- Colour technician
- Work in a hairdressing salon/barbershop
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Gloucestershire and Stroud College* directly.