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Barbering 1 Year Course (VTCT LEVEL 2 NVQ DIPLOMA)

The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge, understanding and cutting skills involved in barbering to achieve a variety of looks and neckline finishes for men using club cutting, scissor over comb, clipper over comb, thinning and freehand techniques. Throughout this unit you will need to maintain a high level of health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain a professional personal appearance and demonstrate effective communication skills. In this unit, razors will only be used for removing unwanted hair outside the outline shape

BARBERING COURSE

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This qualification combines the full range of skills and knowledge for the learner seeking employment or self-employment as a Barber at level 2. Working within Salons, Personal Clients, Photo shoot, and Celebrity Clientele.

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?

This course will provide skills in Barbering for you to be able to work in Salons, Photo shoots and be able to build an impressive portfolio here at Final Checks Academy. Bringing you qualified and industry based tutors who will be assisting you on photo shoots and building your clientele during the course. Having diverse training is key within this industry and will make you stand out. Our tutors have worked with the likes of David Beckham. KSI and Craig David.

WHAT WILL I EXPERIENCE?

Barbering is a rapidly growing profession within Salons and TV. There are increasing career opportunities, while new demands challenge the profession to high levels of creativity and expertise.

The units are as follows:

  • Health and safety within the industry
  • Client Care
  • Dry and Finish Care
  • Cut and style Mens hair
  • Grooming Facial hair
  • Knowledge of being on Photo shoot sets.
  • Afro Hair Styling
  • Create an image (end of year photo shoot)

COURSE STRUCTURE

This is a blended learning course including theory modules which learners undertake at home online and completion of theory assignments set by the tutor. The main emphasis whilst at the academy, will be on the development of the necessary practical skills.

MODULE TITLE ASSESSMENT GRADING

Health and safety in Barbering Credits
Cut Men’s hair using basic techniques 12
Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques 5
Dry and Finish Men’s hair 5
Advise and Consult with clients / Shampoo and scalp treatment 16
Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work 3
Photo Shoot Prep
Afro Grooming / Cutting Line and Shapes 6
Knowledge and techniques of Male Grooming on Celebrities
TOTAL CREDITS

Theoretical knowledge for each unit will be assessed via portfolios, logbooks, and written evaluations, which will test your underpinning knowledge. Practical knowledge will be assessed via hands-on assignments on your peers and Performing Arts students. Written assignments and research are also required for each unit.

Portfolios should be put together in your own private study hours, we recommend students use the days they are not attending the academy as private study days, students are welcome to use the Final Checks Makeup and Hair Academy facilities during this time. Supplementary classes and tutorials can be held for those students who need extra guidance.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

On completing the course students will be able to perform to industry expectations:

  • Cut men’s hair using basic techniques
  • Be able to cut hair using basic barbering techniques
  • Know how health and safety policies and procedures affect cutting services
  • Understand the factors that influence cutting services
  • Understand the tools, equipment and products used in basic barbering techniques

WORK EXPERIENCE

Final Checks Academy has a track record of offering over 100 opportunities each year. Work experience is an essential element of this course, and you will be encouraged to take part in a variety of educational visits throughout the year and supporting local productions will be a compulsory element of this course. Be offered wedding assistants, events and photoshoot opportunities paid and unpaid. We will ensure that your training fits your personal requirements.

Candidates will be expected to work independently producing research material, evidence, and assignments. Additional qualifications may be possible, such as Job Search, Interview Skills, and Functional Skills.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To begin this study program, you will need…

Duration: 1 Years

    • 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4 ideally including English and Math’s

OR

    • Performing Arts BTEC Level 1 Diploma at Merit level with Functional Skills/GCSE English and Math’s at grades A*-C or 9-4

AND

    • Demonstrate prior experience in the field of performing arts

PROGRESSION

Once learners have achieved the Level 2 Barbering they may progress on to:

BTEC level 3 Theatrical and media make-up, 2 year course

Artist to find employment in a variety of areas:

  • TV & Film
  • Barbering Salon
  • Editorial Photo shoots
  • Own Business
  • Theatre
  • Editorial/Press Events

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Be part of a recognised training academy and gain assisting opportunities within TV, Film and Fashion. Be part of the biggest union BECTU for support and guidance throughout your career.

FURTHER TRAINING AVAILABLE AT FINAL CHECKS

Level 3 VTCT Diploma Theatrical and media make-up
Level 2 VTCT Diploma Barbering
Advanced Media Makeup and Hair course (6 months)
ITEC Certificate in Bridal Makeup
ITEC Level 3 Award Bridal hair styling

KEY FACTS

Programme title: LEVEL 2 NVQ DIPLOMA in BARBERING
Awarding body: VTCT
Location: 1-5 High Street, Romford RM1 1JU
Delivery mode: Full-time (2 days per week)
Duration: Duration 1 Year (September- July)
Fees: Funded for 16-18 yrs
(Associates Fees are not included please see our associate fee form)
Associate Fees: £650 includes Uniform, Barbering, Hair Kit, Hair Kit, Photo Shoot Days (models/photographer)

Enquire about this course.

Telephone: 01708459644
Email: info@final-checks.com
Finance Email: finance@final-checks.com

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