VTCT SVQ 2 in Barbering
The purpose of this qualification is to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to be a junior barber. The units include: Health and Safety; Client Consultation; Shampoo and Conditioning Hair; Researching Working in the Hair Industry; Basic Cutting (including facial hair) Styling Men's Hair, Promoting Products and Services to Clients.
This qualification structure provides learners with the flexibility to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills depending upon their designated career pathway. This qualification is based on the Barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading barbering association and professional hairdressing body.
Level 1 VTCT qualification (SCQF 4) in hairdressing and/or relevant industry experience.
Two National 4 qualification or equivalent but not essential.
For applicants where English is not their first language then ESOL at Intermediate 2 is required as excellent communication skills are needed.
Enthusiasm and motivation for the Hairdressing industry and a creative ability is an advantage. Selection is based on a group information session, a skills test and an individual interview. A satisfactory reference may be required.
Method of Assessment
Skills are assessed by direct observation. Online exams/open book assessments will take place throughout the course. Research will also be required.
Progression onto a Level 3 Barbering course and/or employment as a Junior Barber in a commercial salon.
24 Aug 2020
Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body