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Barbering Level 2 Diploma at Blackburn College

Course description

This Level 2 Barbering programme will prepare you with skills and knowledge for the next step into working in the Barbering industry by gaining professional skills in modern barbering techniques.

Course content

The course will cover mandatory generic and technical units plus optional units which you will be guided on. Mandatory units include:

  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Promote products and services to clients in a salon
  • Cut mens' hair and facial hair
  • Styling mens' hair
  • Creating an image based on a theme within the Hair & Beauty sector
  • Displaying stock to promote sales
  • Reception duties
  • Health & Safety
  • Colour Men's Hair
  • Shampoo and Condition
  • Working in the Industry

Entry requirements

For students leaving school you will need a suitable reference from your tutor, evidence of good attendance and punctuality and a commitment to succeed. For mature learners (19+) you will need to display commitment to learn and achieve.


Practical assessments on models will be graded as Pass, Credit or Distinction. Theory assessments can consist of online or paper based testing and assignments.

Future opportunities

You will be able to progress onto a Level 3 Diploma, an apprenticeship or industry.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 February 2016
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