Level 2 Certificate in Barbering


Certificate in Barbering

Course Level


Awarding Body

City and Guilds

Cost to Student



28 weeks

Course Overview:

This an excellent introduction to the Barbering industry offering in-salon experience and giving you the opportunity to work with others and build your self-confidence and creativity.

Learners will receive personalised support and guidance, with a robust signposting process to help you achieve your goals.

Our Pre-Apprenticeship programs aim to bridge the gap for young individuals seeking employment or exploring further educational opportunities, nurturing their confidence, skills and qualifications.

Here are the units that you will be required to complete in order to achieve your Level 2. Some of the units are compulsory and others are optional.


  • Working in the Barbering industry.
  • Follow health and safety in the salon.
  • Consultation for hair services.
  • Shampoo and condition of the hair and scalp.

Plus 1/2 of the following

  • Styling men’s hair.
  • Promote products and services.
  • Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector.
  • Salon reception duties.

    The Program includes:

    • A good introduction to the Barbering industry gaining the basic skills and knowledge, inclusive of fun activities.
    • Employability Skills: Maths and /or English, Functional Skills.
    • Confidence-building activities such as: attending shows, organisation, planning and competition work.
    • The duration of the programme is an estimated 28 weeks on a Study Programme, inclusive of industry work experience.
    • Enrichment activities.
    • Progress to our Apprenticeship programme.

    What can I do next?

    Progress on to our Apprenticeship Hair or Barbering standard with secured employment. Information advice and guidance will be supported throughout your programme on alternative options.

    Are you looking for high-quality flexible Hairdressing training with outstanding resources? Then choose Reflections Training Academy.

    Reflections Training Academy meets the needs and interests of learners, we endeavour to support all learners in achieving their individual qualifications. Did you know – Learners at Reflections constantly achieve higher than the hairdressing national averages in apprenticeships.