Barbering Apprenticeship Level 2
If you want an exciting and varied career, barbering could be for you. There is a demand across the country for skilled and qualified barbers, and employers increasingly need committed, well trained and enthusiastic workers.
You must be employed in a relevant role for a minimum of 30 hours per week. As a minimum you should have 3 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English and Maths. If you do not have a grade 4 or above in English and Maths, you will be required to work towards Level 2 Functional Skills in these subjects.
What will I study?
This apprenticeship will give you the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to work as a Barber and will include:
- Client consultation
- Shampoo, condition and treat hair and scalp
- Cutting hair using barbering techniques to create a variety of looks
- Style and finish men’s hair
- Cutting facial hair into shape
- Provide shaving services
Observations and knowledge tests will be used to assess skills, knowledge and behaviours required for the Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals.
Method of delivery
Barbering apprentices attend College on a day release basis and work for their employer for the rest of the time. If required Functional Skills are delivered as a separate block release.
How will I be assessed?
Continual assessment will take place throughout the duration of the apprenticeship. If required, the Functional Skills are assessed through on-line tests.
The End-Point Assessment (EPA) will consist of observation and questioning whilst working on 2 models and will last a maximum of 3 hours.
There are no specific College programme related costs, however you will be advised of any additional costs during your application and enrolment process.
Good course combinations
T It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, T Level or A Level programmes.
Hair Professional – Barbering Apprenticeship Level 2
Diploma for Hair Professionals - Barbering Level 2
Your next steps
Job opportunities following completion of this qualification include Junior Barber, Barber, Colour Specialist, self-employment, starting your own business or higher-level apprenticeships.
To find out more about how to become an apprentice or how to recruit an apprentice into your business, please contact York College Business Partnership Team:
Tel: 01904 770368 or email: email@example.com