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  • hairdressing

Useful Information

The level2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering is designed for learners who work in or wish to pursue a career in Barbering.

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering provides the necessary skills and knowledge that prove occupational competence as a junior Barber

Course Overview

Mode of Study: Full time
Level: 2


452 hours

Total qualification time:

530 hours

Awarding/validation body:  City and Guilds

Course Highlights

This qualification provides learners with a range of introductory skills, as well as core knowledge, relevant to Barbering and customer service, alongside generic employability skills which are needed both in the Barbering sector.

To Achieve the City and Guilds level 2 Diploma in Barbering learners must achieve a minimum of 53 credits overall 44 must be achieved from the mandatory units which are as follows:

Unit   205   Advise and consult with clients    Credits 8    GLH  63

Unit 206     Shampoo and condition and treat the scalp   Credits 5   GLH 40

Unit 207 Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work   Credits 3   GLH 26

Unit 214 Cut Men’s hair using basic techniques   Credits 12   GLH 111

Unit 215 Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques   Credits 5   GLH 42

Unit 216   Dry and Finish Men’s Hair   Credits 5    GLH  45

Unit 217   Create Basic Outlines and Detailing Hair   Credits 6    GLH 48

9 credits from Optional Unit which is:

Unit 219     Colour and Lighten Men’s Hair    Credits 14       GLH   122

Centres are responsible for ensuring that this qualification is appropriate for the age and ability of learners.

They need to make sure that learners can fulfil the requirements of the learning outcomes and comply with the relevant literacy, numeracy and health and safety aspects of this qualification.

Learners registered on this qualification should not undertake another qualification at the same level with the same or a similar title, as duplication of learning may affect funding eligibility.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

The qualification is designed to enable progression to the next level of learning in Barbering Which would be level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering.

This qualification will allow the learner to work as a junior Barber in a Barbers


Portfolio of Evidence and online Exams

Entry Requirements

Learners do not need any prior qualifications or a specific level of attainment to take this qualification. It is available to learners of any age.

How To Apply

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