City & Guilds Diploma in Barbering Level 2
Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
City of Newport Campus
05 September 2022
Monday and Friday
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.
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.
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
You’ll need to pay awarding body registration fees of approximately £53.00 and buy a barbering kit costing around £200.00.
To reflect industry expectations, you will be required to wear a Coleg Gwent salon uniform. The college will fund the cost of one full uniform per year. Additional sets can be purchased for around £45 (TBC); college staff will be able to direct you to the approved supplier if / when needed.
All costs are subject to change.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team
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