C&G Diploma in Barbering Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time


Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020


1 year

In a nutshell

If you want a career as a barber, this course is designed as a fast-track way to gain both Level 1 and Level 2 certificates over one year. You'll develop skills in cutting men's hair and gain an understanding of barbering techniques, services and equipment.

This course is for...

…anyone with experience of cutting men's hair …experienced hairdressers who need to gain qualifications to further their career …anyone looking to change careers.

Course content

The course is run over 15 hours a week, and covers basic techniques including:

  • Consultation to identify clients' needs
  • Developing cutting/clipper techniques to achieve the desired look
  • Use of products and equipment
  • Health and safety in the salon
  • Providing suitable aftercare service

You’ll need to be self-motivated, hardworking, have respect for others and an enthusiasm for the subject. Once you’ve completed the course, you’ll be able to progress on to NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing if you wish.

Entry Requirements

You'll need either a minimum of an award in any hairdressing discipline
or have experience of working in a barbers without any formal qualifications

Additional information

You’ll need to pay awarding body registration fees of approximately £63.00 and buy a barbering kit costing around £200.00.

Where can I study C&G Diploma in Barbering Level 2?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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