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Level 2 Certificate in Barbering at Kingston College

Course description

This course aims to provide learners with a range of essential and practical skills and knowledge to equip them for employment or further training in the barbering industry. These skills will include services such as shampooing, conditioning, cutting men's hair, drying and finishing men's hair and creating basic outlines in the hair.

Course content

This qualification covers all the core skills you require to further your learning or enter into employment in the barbering industry. Units studied include: promote products and services, colour and lighten, cut men’s hair, styling men’s hair.

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Entry requirements

A minimum of three GCSEs at grade C/4 or D/3 to include English or Mathematics at a grade C/4 or have successfully completed a Level 1 Hairdressing course.

A satisfactory school reference and behaviour record, a successful interview and diagnostic screening are required prior to an offer being made.

Work placement is a mandatory part of this course.

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Future opportunities

Achievement of this qualification demonstrates to an employer that you have the essential knowledge and practical skills to be employed as a barber, either in a barber shop or hair salon.

Further information

For more information please contact our Admissions Team on 020 8268 3073 or email


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 October 2017
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    • The site at Kingston Hall Road is the College's main site and houses the Student Registry and Welfare departments as well as Deli KC and the ACT Theatre.  The Arena Sports facility and Arena Hair and Beauty are both attached to this building, which also houses the central administration facility for the College.