NVQ Level 2

AH20149 Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering


blkbp Introduction
The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering from VTCT is a job-ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards which will provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a barber. Throughout this qualification you will ensure responsibility to reduce risks to health and safety, advise and consult with clients, shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp, cut hair using basic barbering techniques, cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques and dry and finish men’s hair.

blkbp Course structure: Units included

  • UG31G20 Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety
  • UN211G7 Advise and consult with clients
  • UN20GH8 Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • UN20GB3 Cut hair using basic barbering techniques
  • UN20GB4 Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
  • UN20GB5 Dry and finish men’s hair
  • UG21G17 Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation

PLUS your choice of 1 of the following 2 units:

  • UN2AH21 Create basic patterns in hair
  • UN20GB2 Change men’s colour
  • UN2GH14 Perm and neutralise hair

Additional Units (entirely optional, additonal fees apply):

  • UN20GB2 Change men’s colour
  • UG211G4 Fulfil salon reception duties
  • UG211G8 Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
  • UG21G18 Promote additional services or products to customers

blkbp Course Duration
Approx 55-60 full-day lessons; Flexible Learning: Remember, you can attend up to 5 days a week, including late night Thursdays.

blkbp Eligibility
All teaching is in English, and whilst we endeavour to accommodate those for whom English isn’t their first language, it may be necessary to undertake an English test to ascertain suitability for the course.

blkbp Course Fee
Only £3495.00 (fully inclusive, no VAT or other charges apply).  You can pay in full, or spread the cost over up to 12 instalments.

blkbp Progression
This is an approved qualification for working as a Barber, it also provides a sound platform for further learning or training including the following VTCT qualifications:

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering (QCF)

blkbp Further Information
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