Barbering Certificate Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide a sound basic knowledge of gents’ 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 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 to shape using basic techniques
  • Changing mens’ 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, barber shop or on a cruise ship.

Course Summary

Course Title Barbering Certificate Level 2
Entry Requirements

Entry is subject to a successful interview.

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I love the social aspect to College and hanging out with friends, but also think the course will set me up in the future. I’ve been able to improve my skills, learn new techniques and the tutors have given me excellent advice about working in a salon.

Bobbi Shute

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