Hair and Beauty

Barbering: Cutting Men’s Hair Level 2 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will run in the new year and will run on Monday evenings 5.30pm until 8.30pm and takes 18 weeks to complete. (3 weeks introductory course and 15 weeks barbering course).

Entry requirements

No requirements other than good customer service skills and an interest in barbering.

You will achieve

You will achieve a Level 2 Award in Cutting Men’s Hair using Basic Barbering Techniques

Course overview

This award is about the precision cutting skills involved in barbering to achieve a variety of looks. You will learn how to use clippers and scissors to learn various cutting techniques.

Course content

  • Clipper and scissor cutting techniques
  • Trimming and shaping of beards
  • Communication skills
  • Health and Safety in the salon


You will carry out practical assessments and written tasks.

You will need to purchase a barbering kit, order forms available from Hair & Beauty department, approximate cost £167 and a uniform.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

Progress to Level 3 Barbering or Industry to gain experience.

How much does the course cost?

Course Fees: £600. An Introductory 3 week course must be completed at an additional cost of £40 (full fee payable) before undertaking the Level 2 course.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Barbering: Cutting Men’s Hair Level 2 Part-time

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