This course is designed for ages 16-19. This qualification will allow you to gain knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a barber.

This course will give you the basic barbering skills you need in cutting, creating patterns, styling, shaping and shampooing. You will be supervised by technical staff and assessed on your occupational competence.

3 GCSEs at Grade 3 (D) or above and a good standard of English and maths or relevant Level 1 or 2 qualification
Informal interview & assessment

This course consists of the following modules:

Advise and consult with clients
Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
Cut hair using basic barbering techniques
Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
Dry and finish men's hair
Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
Create basic patterns in hair
Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety

Oral questions
Practical assessments

Level 3 qualification
Advanced apprenticeship

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