The level 2 NVQ diploma in barbering is a comprehensive barbering training programme aimed at learners who are new to the barbering industry. Through completion of this qualification, you will develop the core barbering knowledge, skills and behaviours required to safely and professionally offer a full range of core barbering services to a commercially viable standard including; cutting and styling men’s hair, designing and shaping facial hair as well as other possibilities available through the selection of optional units.
Through completion of this internationally recognised qualification, you will develop the core barbering knowledge, skills and behaviours required to safely and professionally offer a full range of core barbering services to a commercially viable standard including; cutting and styling men’s hair, designing and shaping facial hair and outlines and detailing. You will also broaden you qualification through the selection of option units such as colouring men’s hair, perming men’s hair and assisting with shaving services among many other options. You will develop your barbering skills in a commercial barbering environment, working on real clients to develop the customer service, communication and consultation behaviours essential to offering a high-quality barbering service. You will work on clients with hands-on support provided by your tutor to develop the core barbering skills required to cut all hair types and lengths. You will be able to prepare clients for services through shampooing and conditioning their hair, sectioning and planning a haircut, clipper work including clipper over comb, blending and fading, cutting with scissors including the creation and following of guidelines to create the core hairstyle shapes utilising club cutting and point cutting. You will develop a thorough knowledge of barbering styling products and be able to style hair using a variety of techniques to create the desired look. Structured theory sessions will provide you with the underpinning knowledge required to select the correct tools, techniques and products required based on your client's hair characteristics