This course will develop your practical skills in cutting men's hair along with preparing you for employment as a Barber. You will be trained in different men’s hair techniques and work on external clients in our industry standard salon to gain real life barbering experience.
This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.
What will I study?
Through projects, demonstrations and practical workshops you will learn skills in:
Shampooing and conditioning the hair and scalp - develop your knowledge, understanding and skill for shampooing, conditioning and treating the hair using products for a variety of hair and scalp conditions
Styling men’s hair - use a range of styling techniques to dry men’s hair to create a variety of finished looks
Cutting facial hair - develop skills to cut beards and moustaches to maintain existing shapes using scissor over comb, clippers with attachment, clipper over comb and freehand cutting techniques
Scalp massage services - learn to use appropriate massage techniques for a variety of hair and scalp conditions
Promoting products and services to clients - make suitable recommendations for services and products based on information and results of the examination of the clients hair, skin and scalp
Colouring and lightening hair - gain the knowledge and artistic skill of using hair colour to create an effect
Alongside your course you’ll study English and maths and take part in GAP work placements to develop your skills and confidence.
What can I do next?
You’ll have the skills and knowledge to join a barbers in a junior role.
You can also earn while you learn with one of our apprenticeship opportunities.
3 GCSEs (A*-D/9-3), including English or maths, or successful completion of a relevant Level 1 programme You will also be invited to a Course Introduction Meeting.
Watford, WD17 3EZ
Professional or Industry specific qualification
More info: There are no course fees for students under the age of 19. For students who are aged above 19, fee may be payable. Price may vary depending on individual circumstances.
West Herts College
Duration: 33 weeks
Other regulated/accredited qualification
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