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Barbering Techniques Level 2 Diploma at Basingstoke College of Technology

Course description

This course will enable you to build a career in men's hairdressing. You will cover a wide range of units including:

  • Styling
  • Client consultation
  • Cutting and colouring men's hair
  • Cutting facial hair
  • Scalp massage services

Attendance of 100% is necessary in order to complete the course

Students may also choose to study for a GCSE to increase their qualifications, or to resit a previous GCSE subject to improve a grade. To enhance employment opportunities the course may also have additional qualifications built into the programme.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D or above including English and preferably Maths, or Level 1 in Hairdressing or Beauty,with tutor recommendation or previous experience,


Certification is achieved through continuous assessment of practical, oral, written assessment and online tests throughout the course. A portfolio of evidence will also be produced during the course. Candidates will need to provide own models for practice and assessment.

Financial information

If you are aged 16-18, tuition and registration fees are free. 
If you are aged 19 or over, tuition and registration fees are payable at the start of each year of study; please ask for details.
If you are aged 24 or over, you may be eligible for a Student Loan to assist with your fees; please ask for details.

Future opportunities

This course is a recognised route onto a Level 3 course, employment or an Apprenticeship via a Training Agency.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Basingstoke College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016

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