This progamme of study is designed to enable you to take the first step on the ladder to become a Barber. It is fast moving and suitable for hardworking candidates who have a creative flair, a lively and tactful personality with a genuine interest in people. It is challenging and varied covering a range of skills to enable candidates to enter the barbering industry where they will be cutting, styling and colouring clients hair.
This course can lead you on to a varied and exciting career in the barbering industry. Options include:Level 2 or Level 3 Diploma in Barbering Apprenticeship, Freelance Barber, Fashion Men's stylist, work in a Barbers Shop or on a Cruise liner.
If you are aged 16-18 years you will follow a study programme consisting of English, Maths, Enterprise, Work Experience, Barbering and Enrichment activities. If you achieve GCSE grade D or E in English or Maths then you will re-sit your GCSE in these subjects. If your GCSE grades in English and Maths are below an F grade then you will do Functional skills in both subjects. The skills developed by the learner include: • Client consultation for hair services • Colour and lighten hair • Cut men's hair • Style men’s hair • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp • Cut facial hair • Health & Safety • Promote products and services to clients • Reception duties • Working in the hair industry • Create an image based on a theme • Display a stock to promote sales
The delivery of this course will be a combination of demonstrations, practical sessions, structured theory delivery, group work, self-directed study, classroom discussions, research and lectures. External guest speakers are invited in throughout the year.
There will be practical formative assessments to aid the final summative practical assessment as well as a final theory written exam to be marked externa