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Barbering C&G Diploma Level 2 at Hugh Baird College

Course description

This course is an intermediate vocational qualification, which focusses on the development of the underlying principles and practical skills required in the barbering industry. It will provide a broad understanding of the barbering industry, alongside practical skills and knowledge.

The programme also includes studying Maths and English towards GCSE grade A-C if you do not already have these grades.

Course content

  • Health and Safety
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using basic barbering techniques
  • Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
  • Dry and finish men’s hair

Optional:

  • Create basic patterns in hair
  • Perm and neutralise hair
  • Change men’s hair colour
  • Fulfil salon reception duties
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Give clients a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Promote additional services or products to clients

Entry requirements

In order to qualify for this course, you will need:

  • Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D-G including English and Maths

Or

  • Hair and Beauty - Level 1 or relevant Level 1 qualification at Merit or above and be working towards GCSE Maths and English at grade A*- C

Entry to all courses are subject to a successful interview, a satisfactory reference from your school or employer and evidence that you will be a committed student.

Financial information

16 - 18 Years: Free

Future opportunities

  • Barber
  • Hairdresser
  • Stylist
  • Salon Manager

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hugh Baird College directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2016
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    • By train

      The Merseyrail Bootle Oriel Road station is only a two minute walk from the College campus. This station is on the Northern Line and offers easy access to the College from Liverpool, Crosby, Formby, Southport and other areas.

      By car

      Satellite navigation systems (Satnav) – please enter our postcode L20 7EW.

      The closest motorway junctions are the M58 1a/ M57 Junction 7 – 3.7 miles (6km). Then follow the A59 towards Liverpool for approximately ten minutes, turning right onto the A5058 at the first roundabout, which leads onto Balliol Road.

      By bus

      Students can also travel to College on regular bus services from Southport, Formby, Crosby, Old Roan, Maghull, Litherland, Netherton, Litherland, Queens Drive and Liverpool City Centre. 

      • From Southport: 47, 48, 48a, 300
      • From Formby and Southport: 47, 48, 48a
      • From Crosby: 47, 48, 48a, 54, 62, 62a, 62b
      • From Old Roan and Maghull: 55, 300
      • From Litherland: 53, 53a, 55, 59
      • From Netherton: 52, 52a, 58, 59
      • From Queens Drive: 60, 81
      • From Liverpool City Centre: 47, 48, 52, 52a, 53, 53a, 54, 55, 55d, 155, 300