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Barbering Level 2

Course code: HFWU110P

Subject area: Hairdressing & Barbering

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 2

Course details

Course time:

09:00 - 17:00

Days of week:

Monday to Friday

Course date:

9th Sept 2024 - 4th Jul 2025

Course location:

Witney Campus

Contact details


01993 703 464

This exciting course at the Witney campus will allow you to develop your creative practical skills and teach you the theory alongside the practical barbering units.
We have well established links with the industry and also the Great British Barbering Academy who will provide masterclasses during the course.

Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety. They will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to advise and consult, and provide a range of cutting and barbering services specifically for men's hair, which includes shaving and creating facial hair shapes. In parallel, learners will develop their communication and customer service skills, their awareness of environmental sustainability and their commercial skills, all of which are valued highly by employers. Problem solving and research skills will also be developed.

Course units
Health and Safety

Cutting hair

Cutting facial hair

Dry and finish men's hair

Shampoo and condition

Advise and consult with clients

What next?
This course is ideal for developing your skills in barbering, English and maths before progressing on to a Level 3 Barbering course. This course will also provide you with the necessary skills to apply for an Apprenticeship or working as a junior in a barbershop.
Entry criteria
4 GCSES at grade 3 including English or Maths OR a Level 1 pass in a related subject plus English or Maths, and both English and Maths must be at least grade 2 / Level 1 Functional Skills.
Fee information
As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

16-18 Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Kit / Clothing: £245.72

Total Cost: £245.72

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Kit / Clothing: £245.72

Total Cost: £245.72

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Kit / Clothing: £245.72

Total Cost: £245.72

Qualifications received
VTCT level 2 Diploma in Barbering
Learning & method assessment
The majority of the theory work will all be based on an online portfolio whilst most units have an exam and course work related to them. This is a practical lead course and most units have 3-7 assessments. These will be completed on paying clients. You will also study GSCE or Functional Skills English and maths to support your entry to employment or further studies.