You will study units that reflect the needs of the Barbering profession, while further preparing you for a career within this sector you will study;
Scalp massage services or Hair Patterning (depending on the campus), Traditional & modern barbering techniques, both practically & theoretically, Employment Standards, Health & Safety and Customer Service..
You will require 4 GCSEs at grades A*- D including English Language/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or a Level 1 sector skills course qualification including Essential Skills at Level 1, as well as a reference from an employer and/or previous tutor. You may also be asked to complete a practical skills task.
We are looking for learners with a passion for the Barbering industry. You will be invited to participate in pre-course guidance activities which will include a course presentation. Relevant uniform and equipment is needed for this course; a full list will be provided. You will be required to undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.
You will be assessed via a range of methods which include continual assessment, through observation of your practical work, the completion of a portfolio, theoretical evidence and assignment work. There are external examinations and Essential Skills portfolios.
On successful completion of this course you could progress to Level 3 Barbering, Level 2 & 3 Hairdressing.