Barbering Level 2

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 19784
Qualification Type NVQ and Relevant Components
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


This course will give you the understanding to effectively deliver barbering services to men.


This course has been created to provide you with the skills to specialise in barbering. You will learn the roles and responsibilities of all members of the team to make sure all health and safety procedures are followed and learn how to give your customers a positive impression of both yourself and your organisation.

You will learn the basic techniques of taking care of, cutting and shaping facial hair, as well as advising and consulting with clients to meet their demands.

Through the practical, hands-on classes, you will increase your skills and knowledge to enable you to work as a barber. You will learn skills such as shampooing and conditioning and treating the hair and scalp, drying and styling men’s hair, as well as cutting hair using basic barbering techniques and creating patterns.

You will be able to learn within our purpose-built barbering salons stocked with all the essentials to create your desired looks. Our salons are open to the public so you will be working within a professional environment from the start of your course.

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed through observations of practical ability, photographs of work, treatment plans, written assignments, external tests, mood boards, online learning and completion of a portfolio of work.

Entry requirements

A minimum of GCSE English grade 3 or above and maths grade 2 or above.

Your next steps...

The barbering trade is quickly growing. After this course you will be able to gain employment or progress onto the next level.