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NVQ Level 2 Barbering at Reflections Training Academy

Course description

This Barbering course gives a valuable insight into the barbering sector, helping your learner develop the relevant skills and knowledge to succeed in our fast moving environment. The course is learner centred and has been developed by industry leading professionals.

The qualification will include:

•All aspects of Barbering
•Clipper and Razor work
•Wet Shave
*Competition Work

Course content


Cut Men’s hair using basic techniques


Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques


Dry and finish men’s hair


Create basic outlines and detailing in hair


Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp


Develop and maintain effectiveness at work


Advise and consult with clients


 Minimum of 9 credits from Optional units


Relax hair


Assist with shaving services


Colour and lighten men’s hair


Perm and neutralise hair


Plait and twist hair


Attach hair to enhance a style


Fulfil salon reception duties

Entry requirements

No experience required

A willingness to learn

The completion of services in a commercially viable time

Meeting both organisational and industry standards of appearance

Ensuring personal hygiene and protection meets accepted industry and organisational requirement

A flexible working attitude

A team worker

Maintaining customer care

Positive attitude

Personal and professional ethics

The ability to self manage

Creativity skills

Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills

The maintenance of effective, hygienic  and safe working methods 

Adherence to workplace, suppliers or manufacturers’ instructions for the safe use of equipment, materials and product



Future opportunities

From here you can go onto the Level 3 Barbering Course at Reflections Training Academy

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Reflections Training Academy directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2016
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