You will study this course in one academic year. You will work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training - classes or lectures given by industry experts in college We also benefit from our excellent partnerships with local and national barbering establishments. We urge our students to participate in national competitions and events to improve their skills and raise their confidence. You will need barbering equipment and the cost is approx. £250 (subject to change) which includes a uniform top. The equipment is ordered through the college at the time of enrolment, you may make an application to the Learner Support Fund for help towards the cost and this award is subject to your individual circumstances. If you are not eligible for the Learner Support Fund, you will be liable for the full cost of the equipment. Uniform in the salons is compulsory and this consists of black top supplied in your equipment, you must also supply, plain black shoes with a closed in toe and heel (strictly no trainers) and plain black trousers (no leggings or jeans). Study Programme If you’re of the age 16-18 this course is part of the study programme depending on your GCSE results If you did not achieve a grade 4 GCSE in English and Maths you will need to complete either GCSE or Functional Skills at the appropriate level. The level you will complete is based on your GCSE grades or previous achievement at functional skills. You will need to bring proof of your grades in induction either the statement of achievement or your certificates. Your course also includes tutorial, mandatory work experience and workshops. Part-Time Programme We recognise that a number of adults face major challenges to learning, such as a low level of English or digital skills. We want to create programmes that break down these obstacles and allow more individuals to get the higher-level education and training they need to advance. We offer p
This qualification covers all the core skills you will need to progress to further learning and training, or to enter the world of work within the hairdressing industry. You will study the following mandatory content:
• Cut men’s hair
• Cut facial hair
• Styling men’s hair
• Working in the hair industry
• Follow health and safety in the salon
• Client consultation for hair services
• Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
• Promote products and services to clients in a salon To achieve the Barbering Certificate, you must successfully complete the mandatory assessment components these are on-line assessments and on-going practical assessments.
GCSE grade 2/E or above in English language* Entry Level 3 or above in Functional skills English* * If you do not have evidence of a recognised English qualification you will undertake an Initial Assessment at the start of your course to support you appropriately.
You could progress into employment, whether this would be working in a salon or starting your own business.
You could progress onto further studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.
Other career opportunities could include:
• Freelance barber
• Cruise ship barber
• Product consultant
• Salon manager
• Salon owner