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Barbering Level 2 Diploma at Oaklands College

Course description

The VTCT Diploma in Barbering is specifically designed to underpin good barbering practices in this expanding professional area. You will develop practical barbering skills to a high level, taking part in special projects, demonstrations and hands-on workshops. You will have the opportunity to work with clients and thrive in our professional salon. You will focus on cutting men's hairbut will also refine your skills in specialisms such as: cutting facial hair, providing effective shampooing and conditioning, dry and finish men's hair, consultation service for clients plus offering customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation. Optional units include: change men's hair colour or create basic patterns in hair.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at Grade D or above or successful completion of a hairdressing qualification.

Financial information

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

Future opportunities

Successful completion means you are eligible to become a graduate State Registered Barber (SRB) with The Hairdressing Council. Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to enable employment as a junior barber, you may choose to further develop your knowledge and skills by undertaking a Technical Level qualification in barbering at Level 3 e.g. Advanced Apprenticeship in Barbering. Career opportunities as a junior men's hairdresser exist in a variety of contexts, including: Commercial barber shops, specialist African type barber shops, Independent/ self-employed/ mobile/home-based settings, Product manufacturing and training, television and media, armed services or cruise liners.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 September 2016
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