VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering
The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering is aimed at 16-18 learners who are in a full time level 2 education programme and wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed junior barber. This qualification also forms a part of the intermediate barbering apprenticeship framework which is delivered I the workplace.
Level - 2
Dates available through out the year
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This qualification is based on the national occupational standards for barbering and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior barber. Learners must achieve all mandatory units which include:
- Advise and consult with clients
- Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
- Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
- Cut men’s hair using the basic techniques
- Dry and finish men’s hair
- Create basic outlines and detailing in hair
Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding the relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety. They will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to advise and consult, and provide a range of cutting and barbering services specifically for men’s hair, which includes shaving and creating facial hair shapes. In parallel, learners will develop their communication and customer service skills, their awareness of environmental sustainability and their commercial skills, all of which are valued highly by employers.