VTCT Level 2 Diploma for Hair professionals- (Barbering)

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Barbering (QCF) is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed men’s hairdresser. This qualification is based on the barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s leading barbering association (British Barbering Association – BBA) and professional hairdressing body (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a men’s Junior Hairdresser.

Level - 2

Dates available through out the year

Available on request 


Pre Requisite

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£499+VAT for 2 consecutive days or at a costs £299+VAT for each separate day x 2 


Learning Outcomes

Learners will also develop their understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: reception duties, providing scalp massage services, promoting products and services to clients, and perming and colouring hair – the full list of optional units is presented in the learner Record of Assessment book.

Below is a list of units you will carry out:

  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Working in the hair industry
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Cut men’s hair
  • Cut facial hair
  • Styling men’s hair

Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to become a graduate State Registered Barber (SRB) with The Hairdressing Council. This qualification’s primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a Junior Men’s hairdressing. Learners may also choose to further develop their knowledge and skills by undertaking a Technical Level qualification in barbering at Level 3.