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Barbering Level 2 - Certificate

Level 2
Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre
34 weeks (3.5 hours a week)
Telephone: 01792 284049 (Broadway)


During this course you will develop basic barbering skills and work on clients and your own models in a commercial salon environment. Areas of study include: 

  • Health and safety 
  • Working in the hair industry 
  • Client consultation 
  • Shampoo and condition hair 
  • Men’s hair cutting 
  • Cutting and shaping facial hair on men (beards and moustaches) 
  • Styling men’s hair 
  • Promoting services and products to clients.

Assessments will be continuous throughout the academic year to include practical observations on clients and models in the salon. There will also be on-line tests and assignment work used to assess theory knowledge for each unit.  

Key information

  • A range of GCSEs at grade D or above, preferably including English Language and Mathematics or a NVQ Level 1 hairdressing qualification 
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will need to have an ESOL Level 1 qualification 
  • Learners will need be highly motivated and enthusiastic with good communication skills and an ability to work as a team.

You will attend college for 1 evening per week 5-9 pm.  

Most your time is spent in the commercial salons developing practical skills and working on clients or your own models. There will also be classroom-based lessons for theory knowledge. 

Progression into industry or other related courses such as women’s hairdressing.

Learners will be required to pay for the course and purchase a kit which includes equipment, uniform and portfolio. Costs will be available during interview.

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