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Barbering Level 2 Diploma at Lancaster and Morecambe College

Course description

This full time level 2 course will provide you with the basic skills and knowledge to be able to cut & style men’s hair and facial hair. 

Course content

You will cover a range of the following topics: • Cutting Techniques • Facial Hair Shaping • Dry and Finish Men’s Hair • Advise and Consult With Clients • Create Basic Patterns in the Hair • Health and Safety • Personal Presentation • Promotion of Products and Services

The course is delivered covering both theoretical and practical aspects of the qualification with demonstrations and practical workshops.

All students aged 16-19 are required to study Functional English and Maths qualifications or GCSE mathematics and English if not already awarded a grade A*-C in these subjects. If you have a grade D at GCSE you will study maths and/or English GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D will work towards GCSE through the study of Maths & English Functional Skills. 

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade A*-D including English or maths OR a Level 1 related qualification. Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.


This course is continuously assessed using a range of methods including practical observation, online tests and assignments, and the production of a portfolio of work.

Financial information

You will need to buy:-

 • Barbering kit £98.40 approx. • Uniform £47.00 approx.

Possible trips and events that are available but not compulsory include: (This can be subject to change) • Salon International £140.00 approx. • Blackpool Hair Show £15.00 approx.

Information will be given at personal interview. Financial support may be available, please contact Student Services for more information. 

Future opportunities

It can lead on to Level 2/3 NVQ/Diploma in Hairdressing, Barbering, the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Barbering and employment within a barbering salon.

Further information

On completion of this course you will receive a City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ in Barbering.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lancaster and Morecambe College directly.

Last updated date: 28 April 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
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