Barber Professional Level 2
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: You should be aiming for at least 3 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including English Language and/or Mathematics OR a relevant Level 1 Diploma and GCSE English Language and/or Mathematics at Grade 3 or above. If you don’t quite achieve the entry criteria though don’t worry, we can discuss your options.
Start Date: Sep 2023
Course Overview

Barbering is an exciting, fast paced industry that’s rapidly expanding. Barbershops now occupy 2.6% of the overall high street and the demand for a quality cut has never been higher. If you want to be a part of this exciting industry or aspire to run your own business within the field then a Barbering qualification from Accrington and Rossendale College is essential! With highly experienced tutors, industry connections and opportunities for real-life work experience – paired with our state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, you know that you are in safe hands with us right here. There is no better way to kick start your career within the barbering industry.

What will I learn?

You will learn all about what it takes to become a successful barber professional. You will learn about; health safety and hygiene, advice and consulting, creating basic outlines and detailing hair, clipper maintenance, cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques, cut men’s hair using basic techniques, dry and finish men’s hair, hair tonics, shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp.

How will the course be assessed?

• There will be formative and summative assessments throughout the year. At the end of the year you will sit a trade test style exam that will prepare you for further study or employment. • Our Hair and Beauty students will have access to our state-of-the-art commercial salon, Distinction, where you will have access to modern, up-to-date tools and technology.

Materials and other information

• We are an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ College. • Our students love being learners here and feel supported throughout their course, which enables them to thrive and succeed. • We also have teachers who are experts in their fields, they provide our students with excellent knowledge and create positive and encouraging learning environments

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