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Apprenticeship training course

Barbering professional (level 2)

Demonstrate a range of barbering skills tailored to client requirements, whilst providing an outstanding service.

Qualification level
2
Equivalent to GCSE.
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Hair and beauty
Maximum funding
£9,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Barber
  • Mens barber/ hairstylist
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Apply safe, hygienic and effective methods of working and infection control.
  • Identify and report problems which cannot be dealt with to the relevant person(s).
  • Use working methods that promote environmental and sustainable working practices.
  • Carry out front of house duties to support the barbershop business.
  • Promote yourself, your organisation, products and services via a variety of social channels.
  • Complete and maintain client records in accordance with legal and organisational requirements.
  • Use communication and etiquette that suits and is appropriate to the barbershop image and style.
  • Maintain the client’s privacy, comfort and welfare during a barbering service.
  • Work as part of a team to support the barbershop.
  • Advise clients (new and regular) pre, during and after service on the services, products available and maintenance.
  • Use a range of products, tools and equipment, adhering to legal and organisational requirements for safe use and storage.
  • Identify contraindications or limiting factors that are likely to affect or influence the service using observation and appropriate questioning techniques.
  • Carry out a consultation, examine and analyse the hair, skin and scalp.
  • Prepare the hair for barbering services.
  • Cut hair using a range of barbering cutting techniques, to create a variety of looks, taking account of factors influencing the service and the steps required to achieve the desired look.
  • Restyle hair by changing the length, bulk or shape to achieve a significant/clear different style.
  • Create basic outlines and detailing in hair.
  • Design, create and maintain a variety of facial hair shapes and looks.
  • Style and finish hair to create a variety of barbering looks.
  • Provide shaving and facial massage services safely.
  • Evaluate the results of the service.

Full information on Barbering professional (level 2) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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