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Qualification: Level 2 Certificate in Barbering - Intensive
Start date: 25/06/2022
Weekly hours: Saturday 9am - 3pm
Location: Canterbury College
Fee: £941*
Duration: 8-12 weeks

Level 2 Certificate in Barbering - Intensive

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 will need to have Grade D/3’s in English and maths; however, 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 

£941 per person*.

*This course may be free to those who are 19+ and unemployed, receiving universal credit or job seeker’s allowance. Other funding streams available to those earning low income. To discuss eligibility for this, please contact us by emailing or calling 01843 605045.


Those eligible for the above funding may also receive bursary to help with other associated course costs, such as kit. The college may also be able to help with travel costs and provide a free laptop for use, which students can keep upon completion of the course.


Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111