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City & Guilds Certificate in Barbering Techniques (VRQ)

Level 2

Key Facts

Level:Level 2

Full-time/part-time:Part Time

Duration:This is a one year part-time course for two hours per week for 22 weeks

Location:Newark Campus

Course Code:ACMH2

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Expand your hairdressing skills to include Barbering

This programme is only open to students who have achieved or are in the process of achieving a recognised qualification in hairdressing.

The programme focuses on units of study which include:

  • Working in the hairdressing industry
  • Follow Health and Safety
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Cut men's hair
  • Cut facial hair
  • Styling men's hair

Students who have already achieved a recognized hairdressing qualification equal to Level 2 or are enrolled on a Level 2 qualification with a minimum level of a VRQ or NVQ Level 1 qualification in Hairdressing.

All students will be required to attend a skills test to confirm they are on the correct programme.

Equipment and Training Aids:

As well as having a standard kit for hairdressing, you will be required to purchase a male head block for practicing head and facial cutting techniques.  It is also recommended that you have thinning scissors, razor and a set of electrical clippers.  Details of these are provided during the enrolment process.

This course will run on Tuesday evenings in Newark and on Wednesday evenings in Lincoln.

You will be continually assessed through practical observations (these are graded as pass, credit or distinction), written or on-line tests, oral questions and assignments.  Upon completion of your course you could achieve a pass, credit or distinction as an overall grade for your portfolio.

On completion of this programme, students may progress into employment or enroll on one of our specialist barbering courses.

The fees for 2015/16 are:

C&G Level 2 Certificate in Barbering Techniques (VRQ) - £370.00

There will be additional costs for kits and uniform.

Students aged 16-18
The majority of courses are free for students aged 16-18 years.

Students aged 19+
This course is subsidised by the government. You may be entitled to a discount dependent upon your circumstances.

Government funding is subject to some residency criteria. If you have not lived in the EU for three years please contact 01522 876274 or email enquiries@lincolncollege.ac.uk for more details. You can find out more about the financial support available at the College at www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/support/money-matters

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