Barbering Diploma

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College Camborne - 19 September 2023
Cornwall College St Austell - 18 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Barbering Diploma

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Cornwall College barbering student cutting young man's hair If you are interested in a career in barbering, this course will equip you with the latest skills and know how. The course has been developed in partnership with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current but will set you apart in the workplace.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to perform your own barber services.

LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College Camborne - 19 September 2023
Cornwall College St Austell - 18 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

You will be hands-on from the first week. Learning in purpose-built salons, you will be training in a dynamic and commercial environment. This qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; cutting men's hair, the specialist work of cutting facial hair, how to provide effective shampooing and conditioning or styling services and how to offer a good consultation service for clients.

As well as the practical knowledge that you will gain from working on the job, our team of industry trained professionals will guide you through the theory offering their advice and demonstrating techniques.

On this course you will also have the opportunity to work on reception, enhancing your work-based skills in customer service, product promotion and retail sales.

Assessments are carried out during practical lessons along with some on-line testing.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a minimum GCSEs at grade 3 or working towards grade 4 in English and mathematics.

At Cornwall College, we recognise that applicants without these qualifications can often offer a high level of competence as well as life experience and we will therefore consider all applications on their merits alongside their qualifications.

If you are unsure as to whether or not you meet the requirements, please call the department and ask to speak to the study programme manager who will be happy to discuss it with you.

Work experience

You are expected to find an external work placement while on the course. This will help you gain valuable work experience to help you develop a career in this exciting industry. However, we have work place coordinators that can help you or you may be able to gain work experience in our own commercial Salons open to the public.

Assessment

You will be assessed through either written assignments or online multiple choice questions, as well as practical assessment on customers in our commercial salons that are open to the public.

Progression

Once you have completed the Barbering Level 2 course, you will have a basic understanding of the Barbering industry and be ready to move on to the more advanced Level 3 courses. Cornwall College offers the complete pathway in Barbering and you could take your qualifications further by progressing onto the barbering diploma level 3.

Past students have gone on go on to manage their own businesses, travel on cruise liners or teach.

We also offer apprenticeships across the hair & beauty industry, so if you want to earn while you learn, then you can consider that option.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our Camborne campus?  View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


You will be hands-on from the first week. Learning in purpose-built salons, you will be training in a dynamic and commercial environment. This qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; cutting men's hair, the specialist work of cutting facial hair, how to provide effective shampooing and conditioning or styling services and how to offer a good consultation service for clients.

As well as the practical knowledge that you will gain from working on the job, our team of industry trained professionals will guide you through the theory offering their advice and demonstrating techniques.

On this course you will also have the opportunity to work on reception, enhancing your work-based skills in customer service, product promotion and retail sales.

Assessments are carried out during practical lessons along with some on-line testing.

You will need to have a minimum GCSEs at grade 3 or working towards grade 4 in English and mathematics.

At Cornwall College, we recognise that applicants without these qualifications can often offer a high level of competence as well as life experience and we will therefore consider all applications on their merits alongside their qualifications.

If you are unsure as to whether or not you meet the requirements, please call the department and ask to speak to the study programme manager who will be happy to discuss it with you.

You are expected to find an external work placement while on the course. This will help you gain valuable work experience to help you develop a career in this exciting industry. However, we have work place coordinators that can help you or you may be able to gain work experience in our own commercial Salons open to the public.

You will be assessed through either written assignments or online multiple choice questions, as well as practical assessment on customers in our commercial salons that are open to the public.

Once you have completed the Barbering Level 2 course, you will have a basic understanding of the Barbering industry and be ready to move on to the more advanced Level 3 courses. Cornwall College offers the complete pathway in Barbering and you could take your qualifications further by progressing onto the barbering diploma level 3. Past students have gone on go on to manage their own businesses, travel on cruise liners or teach. We also offer apprenticeships across the hair & beauty industry, so if you want to earn while you learn, then you can consider that option.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our Camborne campus?  View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


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Dates & Locations

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 19 September 2023
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  • Course type Adult
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 18 September 2023
  • Apply Now
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