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VRQ Barbering

Course Name 
C&G 3002-25 Certificate Barbering L2Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford College
Level Level 2
Start Date



1 year

Mode of Study Part-time
Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Course Overview

Designed for anyone who want to achieve a full qualification in gents' barbering. The course will include professional demonstrations for all aspects of learning with the option of attending exhibitions and shows in Manchester, Blackpool, Birmingham and London.

The practical work will be carried out in the hairdressing/barbering salon workshops. The practical aspect of the course will be supported by theory work and oral questions. Practical work will take place on head forms and clients and then you will be required to supply your own models to develop skills and achieve practical assessments. Theory work will be either written assignments or online exams.

What You Will Study

The course will cover Barbering services in theory and practice and will include the following units:

  • Working in the hair industry
  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Promote products and services to clients in a salon
  • Cut men's hair
  • Cut facial hair
  • Styling men's hair
How You Will Be Assessed

You will need to produce a portfolio of evidence and will be continually assessed throughout in both practical and theory sessions.

Entry Requirements

GCSEs at Grade 9-4 in English and Maths.


Level 1 qualification.


Successful interview.

Attendance Expectations

The course will run on a Thursday from 9.30am-2.30pm.

Fee Information

These tuition fees relate to 2024/25:


Further Study

Successful students may wish to progress to a Level 3 Barbering course. 

Course Groups (W) Vocational Course
Subject Area (W) Hair & Beauty
Client Group (W) 19+
Search Ref (W) 57805
Website Ref (W) SM9L4DIF4O
Website Ref (W) ZQKZ2B344R
Information last amended: 10 May 2024 14:47

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