Canterbury College - Level 2 Barbering (Weekend Course)
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Essential information
Qualification: Certificate in Barbering Level 2
Start date: 07/10/2023
Weekly hours: Saturday 9am - 3pm
Location: Canterbury College
Fee: Multiple Funding Options*
Duration: 12 weeks

Level 2 Barbering (Weekend Course)

What will I learn?

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to cut and style men's hair. The course will include health and safety, consultation, styling, cutting hair and facial hair. The qualification will consist of four units:

  • Client consultation
  • Following health and safety practice in the salon
  • Cutting men's hair
  • Cutting facial hair


How will I be assessed?

For each unit, the following will need to be completed:

  • A written assignment
  • A variety of practical assessments
  • One exam


What may it lead to?

On successful completion, you could progress onto our Level 2 Ladies Hairdressing programme. Alternatively, you could seek employment as a barber in a salon or become a self-employed mobile barber.


What qualifications do I need?

Learners do not need any prior qualifications or experience for this course, and all applicants will be interviewed and assessed on an individual basis.

Part-time courses are only for students that are 19 years of age and over at the start of their study programme.


Fees and costs 

Our Weekend Courses utilise Adult Education Budget (AEB) funding, through the Government, to make learning more accessible for our community, therefore this course is currently available fully funded, at no cost to you.



Those eligible for funding may also receive bursary to help with other associated course costs, such as kit. To discuss eligibility for this, please contact us by emailing or calling 01227 811197 or 811175. 


Entry Requirements

Please see our Group entry requirements

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111