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Intermediate Diploma in Barbering – Level 2

With this qualification, a career in barbering could be yours. You will study a variety of units including shampooing, different cutting and clipper techniques, cutting facial hair and creating patterns.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Hair
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/intermediate-diploma-in-barbering-level-2
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Course Information for Students

With this qualification, a career in barbering could be yours. You will study a variety of units including shampooing, different cutting and clipper techniques, cutting facial hair and creating patterns.

You will also develop your communication skills during consultation with clients.

As part of your studies, you will be required to complete work experience to support the development of your skills and behaviours to enable you to be successful within the industry.

You need to be highly motivated and to demonstrate a keen interest in your chosen subject. Offers of a place on the course are dependent on your qualifications and practical aptitude. You will need:

  • a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English grade 4 or above and Maths grade 4 or above

You will have an interview and initial assessment in maths and English and will attend a taster session. Parents and carers are welcome to attend the interview but not the initial assessment.  If you are successful, you will be allocated a place to study.

You will study a variety of units including shampooing, cutting facial hair and creating patterns in hair using basic barbering techniques.

You will also develop your skills in maths and English, which will support your main programme of study, help your future progression and enhance your life skills.

This course will be delivered on-site.

A kit and uniform are required for the programme. Details will be made available during your interview.

You will be assessed through a range of methods including practical observation, oral questioning, written tests, assignments and preparing a portfolio of evidence. 

Further study
You can progress to an advanced apprenticeship where you can continue to develop your skills in maths and English.

Careers
This course paves the way to employment as a barber or to self-employment.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Hairdressers and Barbers

£13284

Hairdressers and Barbers

Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors

£29005

Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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DCG Success Stories

Aaron Ledster at barbers Knight & Co

Aaron Ledster

Real-life challenges prepare Derby College student barbers for the salon

Downstairs there was a fully functioning salon where people would come in and pay. We had to come into college on a Saturday, just to get us used to doing that, and we'd go downstairs. We'd be training on our dolls' heads, or washing each other's hair, or practising on each other's hair, while there were clients having their hair cut. "You learnt a lot of customer skills and got used to being in a salon in a professional environment. It helps you when you get into the workplace because you've got that experience.

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:56 pm