The aim of this qualification is to provide the learner with the skills and knowledge to cut men's hair into basic looks and maintain facial hair shapes using basic cutting techniques (beards and moustaches).
The skills developed by the learner will include the use of scissors, clippers and attachments - also cutting techniques such as scissor / clipper overcomb, club cutting and freehand.
Learners will also achieve related units in:
- Styling men's hair
- Shampooing and conditioning
- Health and safety
- Working in the hair industry
Updated July 2018
The course is suitable for students who have no experience in hairdressing / barbering and wish to develop those skills.
ESOL students - Level 1 qualification
Level 1 qualifications or GCSE equivalents.
The course will involve practical skills development on practice heads and assessments on clients. There will also be theory input and a range of written assessment tasks / online exams.
Progression onto other related courses (both full and part time) in hairdressing, beauty therapy and holistic therapies.
Course cost is £270.
There will be an additional kit cost of approximately £113 and £10 cost for portfolio material.
Students will be expected to wear black or purchase a college tunic if they wish. Students wishing to enrol will need to attend a guidance session at the Broadway Centre - contact us for available dates.