Course Code: TC2MBAR1 / 19DA11A
Information on course fees
If you are aged 16 - 18:
If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Introduction to the course
This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Barbering aims to provide you with a range of essential and practical skills and knowledge.
The skills include carrying out services such as;
cutting men’s hair,
cutting men’s facial hair,
drying and finishing men’s hair
creating basic outlines in the hair.
This programme is designed to kick-start your career and provide the necessary skills and techniques for you to become a qualified barber.
By completing this course, you will develop essential transferrable skills such as an awareness of Health and Safety, Communication and customer care skills. Alongside developing specialist hairdressing technical knowledge such as: promoting products and services, shampooing and cutting hair, that are essential for working within the industry or which will provide a stepping stone to undertake advanced training at level 3.
Through work experience, you will have the opportunity to work within a professional salon; many previous students have seen this lead to part-time and full-time work.
What do I need?
GCSE grades A-C or equivalent. Interview and initial assessment. This will include a practical skills assessment to make sure the course is a good match for you.
You must be able to provide a good attendance and behaviour report from your school (if appropriate), be reliable and have the ability to work hard and meet deadlines. You will also be required to work under supervision and follow instructions.
This qualification is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 years. You don’t need any previous knowledge or experience to start this qualification
You must set aside time outside of college hours to study, including on-going practise of practical skills. Learners must demonstrate at interview their commitment to self-motivated study.
It will be necessary for you to purchase a professional Kit and uniform at a cost of approximately £120.
How is the course taught?
You will experience a variety of learning methods and activities, which will include classroom-based theory sessions, hands-on practical sessions and client based sessions, which will involve working within the college commercial salon.
Emphasis is placed on correct working procedures and students will be able to develop their individual talents and interests during workshop sessions in our well-equipped salons.
You will have the benefit of working with local and national employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. The course includes a period of structured work-experience or work-placements within the sector.
How will I be assessed?
Assessments are continuous throughout the course in the form of on-line tests, projects, assignments and practical observations.
You will keep a personal journal where you will record your own journey throughout the course and review, identify and evaluate how your own skills are developing.
To achieve this qualification you will be required to successfully complete a theory exam and a practical synoptic assignment - which is externally set, marked and moderated.
What does it lead to?
Although the progression route to Level 3 is not automatic, following successful completion of this course you may progress onto:
Level 2 hairdressing - Level 3 hairdressing
Level 2 hairdressing - Level 3 hairdressing – Level 3 barbering
You may go straight into employment as a qualified barber.
The course also provides skills transferable to other subject areas such as Beauty Therapy, Nail Technology and Hairdressing.
You will develop transferrable skills valuable to employers such as: communication and client care skills, industry experience gained through work experience and training within a professional environment, good time keeping, a willingness to learn, knowledge of appropriate dress, an ability to work independently, planning and preparation skills, problem solving and the ability to establish/maintain good working relationships with others.
|Location||Start Date - End Date - Study Mode|
|Tottenham Centre||2 Sep 2019 - 3 Jul 2020 - Daytime|
- Last Updated: 18 February 2019
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