Barbering (Adults) Certificate Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide a solid basic knowledge of barbering skills. It is for those who have a genuine interest in the barbering world and who are dedicated and committed to joining the course, with the ambition to succeed in this exciting industry. This course covers all aspects of basic gents’ barbering. Learners will gain experience working in a realistic environment within the College’s Barber Shop and will provide services to paying clients.

Units may include:

  • Health and safety within the barber shop
  • Advising and consulting with clients
  • Cutting hair using barbering techniques
  • Cutting facial hair
  • Changing men’s hair colour

Please note, there is an additional cost for kit that will be discussed at your interview. Once you enrol on the course, you will receive further details and links to make purchases from the College or directly with suppliers.

Assessment Methods

Assessment of practical skills is undertaken in the College Barber Shop through observation. The theoretical units will be assessed by means of oral questions, online tests and assignments and a final exam.

Progression Options

On successful completion of the course you may choose to progress on to the Level 3 Diploma in Barbering. Alternatively, you could move into employment in a salon or barber shop.

Course Summary

Course Title Barbering (Adults) Certificate Level 2
Entry Requirements

Entry is subject to a successful interview.

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I have always known I wanted to be a barber and after coming to the BTC Open Evenings and a Taster Day I loved what I saw. The College has excellent facilities and is a really friendly environment. I have enjoyed meeting new people on my course and have made some great friends.

Charles Maclean

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