Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing

Certificate in Barbering (Fast Track) - G117

Conway Park Part Time Level 2 Duration 26 weeks

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This course is suitable for those that already hold a level 2 or 3 Hairdressing qualification, aimed at those who want to pursue a career in the fast growing barbering industry.

Course Details

You will study Gents Hairdressing using different barbering techniques.

The course will include the underpinning knowledge and skills to enable you to become a competent barber. This will include:

  • Health and safety
  • Client consultation
  • Cut men's hair
  • Cutting facial hair, beards and moustaches

    If your salon employs staff who hold an assessor's qualification you may also be able to achieve assessments in the industry. During the course you may be given the opportunity to attend national shows and exhibitions where you can see demonstrations by some of the country's leading Barbers.

Entry Guidelines

Level 2 or Level 3 hairdressing qualification

Although not essential, we highly recommend a placement in a barbers of at least one day per week and have a genuine interest in Barbering

An ability to communicate one to one e.g. to a tutor or client and in a group as part of a discussion

Satisfactory interview and assessment

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144

Equipment Required

The cost of equipment is approximately £40 for uniform to include a face mask and £185 barbering equipment. If you already own suitable equipment you may not need to purchase this. This can be discussed with your tutor

Assessment Method

Assessments continue throughout the course. Practical assessment tests are carried out and written assignments. In addition there are VTCT End Tests.

Where can I progress to?

You may gain positions working as a stylist in barbering salons in the UK area and abroad.

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Starting 3rd January 2022 - Ending - 27th June 2022

REF G117N001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1300.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form


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