The Barbering qualification has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; the creative art of cutting men’s hair, the specialist work of cutting facial hair, how to provide effective shampooing and conditioning or styling services patterning hair and how to offer a good consultation service for clients.
The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to perform your own salon services.
What Will I Learn?
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.
Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.
Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.
- On successful completion of this course you could progress to Level 3 Barbering, Level 2 & 3 Hairdressing.