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Hair, beauty and holistics - Diploma in Barbering level 2 at Kirklees College, Dewsbury Centre

Course description

Learn the skills of barbering via lots of practical hands-on classes including:

• Shampooing, conditioning and treating the hair and scalp

• Drying and finishing men’s hair

• Cutting hair using basic barbering techniques

• Cutting facial hair to shape using basic techniques

• Creating basic patterns in hair

• Ensuring responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety

• Giving customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation

• Advising and consulting with clients

The purchase of a barbering kit is essential to the completion of this course. Personal appearance must reflect industry standards.

Entry requirements

GCSE English grade 3 and maths grade 2 or above. A commitment and dedication to the course is essential and applicants must be enthusiastic and passionate about their chosen career path and to be able to present a professional image.


• Observations of practical ability

• Photographs of work

• Treatment plans

• Written assignments

• External tests

• Online learning

• Portfolio completion

Future opportunities

Progression to Level 3 Barbering, employment as barber or self-employment

Further information

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 06 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year