Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

Barbering Course

Course: Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

Duration: 12 months (or less depending on individual)

Attendance: One day per week (Wednesdays) at GHQ Training Centre

Funding: Private Funding

  • Overview

    The Level 2 (NVQ) Diploma in Barbering is based on the National Occupational Standards for Barbering. It is a job ready qualification which requires learners to demonstrate in the workplace the skills and knowledge required in the barbering industry. This qualification attests to occupational competence and the job readiness of the learner.

    Mandatory Units

    • Cut men’s hair using basic techniques (12 credits)
    • Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques (5 credits)
    • Dry and finish men’s hair (5 credits)
    • Create basic outlines and details in hair (6 credits)
    • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp (5 credits)
    • Develop and maintain effectiveness at work (3 credits)
    • Advise and consult with clients (8 credits)


    • Ideally candidates will be employed or have a work placement in a salon or barbers.
    • Candidates will need to supply their own barbering kit.


    • This course can be funded privately at a cost of £2882 (+ vat) – payment plans available

    For more information on funding options contact our Recruitment Team on 01752 218086 / recruitment@ghqtraining.co.uk

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