Barbering, VRQ Diploma
What will I do on this course?
On this course, you’ll develop your creativity and learn about cutting and styling men’s hair and beards. It’s appropriate whether you aim to be employed or self-employed.
At Weston College, you will benefit from working in a commercial environment, and from support outside the classroom.
The course covers:
- Working in the industry
- Shampoo and conditioning
- Cutting men's hair
- Cutting facial hair
- Styling men's hair.
The qualification is based on the barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and recognised by the British Barbering Association and the Hairdressing Council.
What could I do after this course?
You could progress to a Level 3 course, apprenticeship or full-time work. You’ll also be eligible to become a Graduate State Registered Barber (SRB) with The Hairdressing Council.
You could work as a men's hairdresser or barber exist in a variety of contexts, including:
- Commercial barbershops or salons
- Independent, self-employed, mobile or home-based settings
- Product manufacturing and training
- Television, film, theatre and media
- Armed services
- HM prison service
- Cruise liners.
Four GCSEs at grade 3/D and above, plus English or maths at grade 4/C and above; or a previous hairdressing qualification.
iAn interview is required for this course.
Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.
Supported Fee: £1,768.00 ?
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