Barbering (Apprenticeship)

Barbering (Apprenticeship)

Study Mode: Part Time
Course Code: QSP2ZH04
Course Level: Level 2

Where will this course lead?

A Level 2 NVQ in Barbering expands on the Level 1 course training to prepare budding barbers for a career in the babering industry, with aditional and more in-depth training given to those who take the course.

What will I study?

On this course you will study the following:

- Shampooing
- Health and safety
- Client consultation
- Cut hair using basic barbering techniques
- Cut facial hair
- Dry and finish hair

How will this course be delivered?

The practical elements of this course will be delivered in the college commercial salons and the other half of the programme involves assignments, external tests and portfolio building.

What qualifications will I get?

NVQ Diploma in Barbering (QCF)

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by practical observations, course work, assignments and external tests.

How do I get a place on the course?

Places are offered by interview and a screening test.

What are the entry requirements?

You will need at least a minimum two GCSE at grade D/3 and a satisfactory reference.

What else do I need to know?

- A minimum of 85% attendance Is needed to complete the course however,100% is expected.
- One week of work experience.
- Trips (e.g. clothes show)
- Six weekly talks' demonstrations from local employers.

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

If you have Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

- Portfolio file approximate £5.00
- Barbering kit approx £100
- Uniform £25.00
- Training head £25.00

What can I do after this course?

Most learners who are successful on this course will be able to progress on to a full time, part time or an apprentice Level 3 programme.


Solihull College, Blossomfield Road, Solihull, B91 1SB Tel: 0121 678 7000 Minicom: 0121 628 7005 Email: Internet:

Have a question about the course?
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Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds