Barbering Certificate Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide a sound basic knowledge of gent’s barbering. It is for those who have a genuine interest in barbering and who are dedicated and committed to joining a full-time course, with the ambition to succeed in this exciting industry.

This course covers all aspects of basic gent’s 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
  • Advise and consult with client
  • Cut hair using barbering techniques
  • Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
  • Change men’s hair colour

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, barber shop or on a cruise ship.

Course Summary

Course Title Barbering Certificate Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 2 range and a keen interest in the subject of barbering. Entry is also 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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