NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering
Awarding body: City and Guilds
Course length: 18 Months
About the course: This is an opportunity to gain advanced skills that will lead you to a career in the exciting world of Barbering. Being an Apprentice enables you to work hands on every day doing what you love. You will develop the skills to create different looks including clipper work, hair styling as well as English and Maths, client communication and much more.
This is an intensive course and learners must be able to give 100% commitment to their studies and place of work. You must have:
• A strong commitment to your training and work place
• Excellent attendance and punctuality
• Enthusiasm and high motivation
• Good communication skills
WHAT WILL I DO ON THIS COURSE?
You will gain the skills you need to start a successful career in Barbering and will learn about working in the industry. During your time at the Academy there will opportunities to participate in regional competitions where Reflections Training Academy have achieved many awards.
Functional skills in Maths and English will also be taught throughout your course unless you gained these qualifications in school.
The units you will be covering are as followed:
Cut men's hair using basic techniques
Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
Dry and finish men’s hair
Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
Advise and consult with clients
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
You have a keen interest in the Barbering industry and committed and motivated to succeed.
HOW IS THIS COURSE ASSESSED?
You will be allocated an assessor, who will be visiting you in your place of work throughout your course and also teaching you in the Academy.
At the end of your course there will be a final assessment in both practical and theory.
WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?
You can gain employment from your Barber shop and work as a junior barber.
You will be required to purchase a standard kit. The cost is around £75. Also, £10 for folder and Reflections Barbering T-shirt
You will need an interview for this course - Interviews take place at the Training Academy Monday – Friday all year round. You will meet with our Recruitment team for around 1 ½ hours, we will cover all aspects of the course and if you already have a shop to work in then you can continue working there.