Qualification: City & Guilds Diploma
Level 2

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About the course

This course will give you the skills to be confident in cutting men's hair and facial hair. You will learn practical skills in our commercial hair salon, Kudos, alongside theory classes.

What you will learn

Mandatory Units:

  • 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 basic techniques
  • Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
  • Dry and finish men's hair
  • Create basic outlines and detailing in hair

Additional Units:

  • Plait and twist hair
  • Fulfil salon reception duties
  • Assist with shaving services
  • Colour and lighten men's hair

Training at City College will give you a huge advantage as you will learn in our purpose built hair and beauty salon, Kudos. You will learn with industry standard equipment working under supervision with real, paying clients to give you a wealth of experience.

Entry requirements
  • 4 GCSEs grades A*-D/9-3 (including English, maths and a creative subject) or
  • Level 1 Diploma in Hair and Beauty (including Level 1 functional skills)

You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto this course.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
04/09/17 1 year Main
What next?
  • Level 3 Diploma in Barbering
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Barbering
  • Work in salons, theatres, fashion houses or on cruise ships