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Level 2 Certificate in Barbering

This one year course covers basic traditional and commercial cutting techniques, cutting hair designs and cutting facial hair.

Course Overview

This qualification will develop you knowledge, understanding and skills to enable you to advise and consult with men on the type of hair cut and facial hair shaping the way they want, but just as importantly what is suitable for them. You will also learn how to work in a safe manner throughout the service protecting both yourself and your clients.

Please note this is a VRQ course - 4 units - not a complete NVQ. 

Modules may include:

  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Cut men's hair
  • Cut facial hair

Students will be responsible for providing their own uniform and kit.  The additional cost of these will be given to you by your tutor.

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Course Code: 71575

Ideal If:

You are currently working or wish to work in a barber shop or a hairdressing salon and wish to gain a formal qualification.  Or for someone with no experience who wants to gain basic barbering skills to enable them to work in a barbers as a junior.

You'll Need:

This course is for learners aged 18 and over

A good standard of education

Preferable but not necessary:  Hairdressing and /or barbering experience/qualifications

You will be required to complete an interview and skills test. 


Students will be responsible for providing their own uniform and kit.  The additional cost of these will be given to you by your tutor.

The kit - scissors, combs, clippers, hairdryer, dolly head etc. is required and costs approximately £150

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

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