Barber Professional Level 2
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: You should be aiming for at least 3 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including English Language and/or Mathematics OR a relevant Level 1 Diploma and GCSE English Language and/or Mathematics at Grade 3 or above. If you don’t quite achieve the entry criteria though don’t worry, we can discuss your options.
Start Date: Sep 2023
Course Overview

Barbering is an exciting, fast paced industry that’s rapidly expanding. Barbershops now occupy 2.6% of the overall high street and the demand for a quality cut has never been higher. If you want to be a part of this exciting industry or aspire to run your own business within the field then a Barbering qualification from NCC is essential!

With highly experienced tutors, industry connections and opportunities for real-life work experience – paired with our state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, you know that you are in safe hands with us right here. There is no better way to kick-start your career within the barbering industry.

What will I learn?

• You will learn the knowledge and skills essential to becoming a successful barber.
• You will learn about health, safety and hygiene, advising and consulting with clients, blow drying and styling hair, colouring and lightening hair, cutting ladies hair, setting and dressing hair, shampooing, conditioning and treating the hair and scalp and styling hair with electrical equipment.

How will the course be assessed?

• There will be formative and summative assessments throughout the year. At the end of the year you will sit a trade test style exam that will prepare you for further study or employment.
• Our Hair and Beauty students will have access to our state-of-the-art salon, and learn using modern up to date tools and technology

Materials and other information

• We are an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ College.
• Our students love being learners here and feel supported throughout their course, which enables them to thrive and succeed.
• We also have teachers who are experts in their fields, they provide our students with excellent knowledge and create positive and encouraging learning environments.

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