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Qualification type: Diploma
Level: Level 2
Awarding body C&G
Academic year: 2018/2019
Start date Monday 10th September 2018; 9am-6.15pm
Duration 35 weeks
Location: Darlington College
Attendance: Part time

Course overview

This course is all about precision gents cutting techniques. We will cover blending, scissor and clipper over comb, free hand techniques, fading, building shape and texture. It is aimed to improve and enhance your barbering skills, sharpening your technical skills and improving speed.

It will help you build a solid foundation of knowledge and skills delivered by a specialist barbering tutor with extensive industrial and teaching experience.

Course costs

Costs shown are per course







Registration Fees: £85.00

Entry requirements

You will need to have or be working towards a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification or have relevant industrial experience.

How to enquire/apply

To apply for this course please click the apply button and complete the online application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or would like further information and support please contact us on 01325 503030.

Studying and learning

You will need to complete 8 units to achieve the qualification. It is a fast paced course aimed at people that have or are working towards a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification or relevant industry experience.

To achieve this course you must complete:

  • Unit 201 Working in the hair industry
  • Unit 202 Follow health and safety in the salon
  • Unit 203 Client consultation for hair services
  • Unit 204 Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Unit 205 Promote products and services to clients in a salon
  • Unit 210 Cut men’s hair
  • Unit 211 Cut facial hair
  • Unit 104 Styling men’s hair
How will I be assessed

You will be continually supported and given feedback to help you prepare for assessment, as well as helping you to improve your skills and progress.


Things you may need

A kit and uniform will be required for this course.

What next

This qualification will enable you to work in the barbering industry, or you could progress onto the Level 3 Hairdressing for Colour Technicians.

Information, advice and support

Darlington College offers a wide range of support including careers guidance, financial assistance, additional learning support, childcare and many more. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Student Services Team on 01325 503030 and they will direct your call to the appropriate college support team.

What if I need support?

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Enquiry Form

If you have any questions about this course, send us a message using the form below.

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