Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AH20149 GLH: 333 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 500/7356/4 Units: 8 - 13 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2020
Level: 2 Minimum Credits: 37

Additional Information

Who is this qualification for?



The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed junior barber. This qualification is based on the Level 2 Barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional association (The British Barbering Association - BBA) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior barber.

Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in hairdressing/barbering and/or a successful skills test and interview.

Why is this qualification most suitable?



This is one of two VTCT qualifications in barbering at Level 2. Whilst both qualifications qualify learners to become a junior barber, this qualification requires learners to work in a commercial barbering shop/salon whereby assessments must be carried out on real paying clients in line with commercial service times. In contrast, the VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Barbering allows learners to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients.

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering is most suitable for learners seeking to work in, and develop their skills in a commercial setting, and can only be delivered by colleges that have, or have access to a 'real' barbers shop/salon, and not a realistic working environment.

What does this qualification cover?



This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16-19 age group and will prepare learners for employment as a junior barber.

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior barber including: health and safety; client consultation; shampooing and conditioning hair; basic hair cuts; blowdry and finishing and cutting facial hair to shape. These units are all mandatory.

Learners will also develop their understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: changing men's hair colour; creating basic patterns in hair; perming; reception duties and promoting products and services to clients - the full list of optional units is presented in the learner Record of Assessment book (RoA) (specification). This qualification's structure provides learners with the flexibility to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills depending upon their designated career pathway as a junior barber.


What could this qualification lead to?



Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to become a State Registered Graduate Barber (SRB) with The Hairdressing Council.

Career opportunities as a junior barber exist in a variety of contexts, including:

- Commercial barber shop/salons
- Specialist African type hair barber shop/salons
- Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
- Product manufacturing and training
- Television, film, theatre and media
- Armed services
- HM prison service
- Cruise liners
- Hospitals/care homes

Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a junior barber, learners may choose to further develop their knowledge and skills by undertaking a Technical Level qualification in barbering at Level 3, these include:

- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Barbering
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Barbering Studies





Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 6 components and earn a minimum of 28 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UG31G20 A/601/5867 Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety 3 4 38
UN20GB3 H/600/1221 Cut hair using basic barbering techniques 2 8 80
UN20GB4 J/600/1275 Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques 2 4 37
UN20GB5 M/600/1044 Dry and finish men's hair 2 4 29
UN20GH8 L/600/1214 Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp 2 4 36
UN211G7 D/600/1265 Advise and consult with clients 2 4 40



Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of 3 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UG211G4 Y/600/1264 Fulfil salon reception duties 2 3 24
UG211G8 M/600/1268 Develop and maintain effectiveness at work 2 3 30
UG21G17 L/601/0933 Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation 2 5 33
UG21G18 D/601/0936 Promote additional services or products to customers 2 6 40



Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of 4 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UN20GB2 F/600/1016 Change men's hair colour 2 11 105
UN2AH21 L/600/1228 Create basic patterns in hair 2 4 40
UN2GH14 D/600/1217 Perm and neutralise hair 2 8 70



*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.

Documents


*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

Centres approved to run this qualification

VTCT accredits centres to offer our qualifications, but cannot advise which centres are running particular courses at any time. Please contact the centre directly to find out if they currently offering your chosen qualification.

NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Bahar Hair and Beauty Academy +90 533 867 6689 Visit website Cyprus
Renaissance Hair and Beauty Centre +357 245343282 Visit website Cyprus
Therapy Learning Centre - Bedfordshire 07956 539922 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Barnfield College 01582 569500 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Filton Campus 0117 909 2357 Visit website Bristol, City of
Buckinghamshire College Group - Aylesbury Campus 01296 588588 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes College 01908 637238 Visit website Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
Cheshire College - South & West 01270 654654 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Macclesfield College 01625 410000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Total People Ltd 01606 734000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
D H Associates 0151 336 6900 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Truro - Penwith College 01736 335000 Visit website Cornwall
Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
Furness College 01229 825017 Visit website Cumbria
Chesterfield College 01246 500500 Visit website Derbyshire
East Midlands College of Beauty & Complementary Therapies 01332 368333 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Grace-Leyland Education Ltd 01332 293303 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
KM Training Ltd 01332 343033 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
E-Hairdressing and Beauty Academy 01803 295195 Visit website Devon - Torbay
Mike Taylor Education 01202 649100 Visit website Dorset - Poole
A.L.D. Hairdressing Training Academy 01914111730 Visit website Durham
Stockton Riverside College 01642 865400 Visit website Durham - Stockton-on-Tees
Partners 4 Training 01825 766060 Visit website East Sussex
Adult Community Learning - Brentwood 03330137602 Visit website Essex
Halls of Ivy Academy - Chelmsford 01708 766395 Visit website Essex
Havering College of Further and Higher Education 01708 455011 Visit website Essex
UK Learning Station 07957 425773 Visit website Essex
Companyhq barbers 01702 864 518 Visit website Essex - Southend-on-Sea
Mr Snips Barbering Academy 07450 289351 Visit website Essex - Thurrock
Hayden Health and Beauty Training Academy 0844 335 0152 Visit website Gloucestershire
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Stroud Campus 01453 763424 Visit website Gloucestershire
Train With Pride 01452 300003 Visit website Gloucestershire
The Manchester College - Harpurhey Campus 0161 909 6655 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Northenden Campus 0161 614 8000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Michaeljohn Training School 0161 819 2552 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
TPG Education 0161 292 5604 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Academy at No. 5 01329 286250 Visit website Hampshire
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Eastleigh College 023 8091 1028 Visit website Hampshire
Farnborough College of Technology 01252 407208 Visit website Hampshire
Hair Training Solutions Ltd. 07973 272395 Visit website Hampshire
Master Class Academy 023 9237 7373 Visit website Hampshire
Highbury College 023 9238 3131 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
Above Bar Training - Eastleigh College 023 80211418 Visit website Hampshire - Southampton
Southampton School of Hairdressing and Barbering 023 8059 5060 Visit website Hampshire - Southampton
Elite School of Beauty Therapy 01279 755077 Visit website Hertfordshire
Oaklands College 01727 737000 Visit website Hertfordshire
West Herts College 01923 812500 Visit website Hertfordshire
Broadstairs College 01843 605040 Visit website Kent
Canterbury College 01227 811111 Visit website Kent
SB Hair and Beauty Academy Ltd 01732 842465 Visit website Kent
SJC Training Academy of Hair and Beauty 07903883316 Visit website Kent
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
Brooksby Melton College 01664 850850 Visit website Leicestershire
Loughborough College 01509 215831 Visit website Leicestershire
Forest Nail & Beauty Centre Ltd 0116 238 7609 Visit website Leicestershire - Leicester
Grantham College 01476 400226 Visit website Lincolnshire
New College Stamford 01780 484300 Visit website Lincolnshire
University Academy Holbeach 01406 423042 Visit website Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire Beauty Therapy and Make-up Academy Ltd 07745 437513 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
North Lindsey College 01724 281111 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
HB Academy 07903883316 Visit website London - Bexley
Positive Pathways Academy 01322 436285 Visit website London - Bexley
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A Candor Professional Beauty Academy - Willesden 020 8004 8835 Visit website London - Brent
West London Beauty Academy - Remix Hair and Beauty 07701032052 Visit website London - Brent
TLT Academy Ltd 020 8462 3662 Visit website London - Bromley
Sanrizz Education Centre 02078331300 Visit website London - Camden
By Nico Hair Academy 07577800157 Visit website London - Enfield
Legends School of Barbering 0208 804 9909 Visit website London - Enfield
Shooters Hill Sixth Form College 0208 319 9700 Visit website London - Greenwich
TotalBarber Academy Limited 020 7739 7690 Visit website London - Hackney
City and Islington College 020 7700 9200 Visit website London - Haringey
Re-Style Barber Academy 020 3417 9250 Visit website London - Haringey
Halls of Ivy 01708 766395 Visit website London - Havering
The Lovely Hair Studio and School 01895 679177 Visit website London - Hillingdon
Gents of London Barber Academy 07715 831387 Visit website London - Islington
Stasi Barber Academy 020 7263 0012 Visit website London - Islington
New City College - Ilford Campus 020 8548 7167 Visit website London - Redbridge
New City College - Redbridge Campus 020 8548 7400 Visit website London - Redbridge
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A The Trade Academy 0845 467 7754 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Sitting Prettie Academy 020 3417 4042 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest College 020 8501 8120 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Chill Out Training and Enterprise Ltd 0151 548 7730 Visit website Merseyside - Knowsley
Liverpool Hair Academy 0151 706 0499 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Liverpool Hairdressing Academy 0151 428 6060 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Training Plus Merseyside 0151 709 6000 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Southport College 01704 500606 Visit website Merseyside - Sefton
Es Paradis College of Nails, Beauty Therapy & Hairdressing 07709 417132 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
Innovative Alliance 0151 374 2606 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
St Helens College - Town Centre Campus 01744 733766 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
Wirral Metropolitan College - Conway Park Campus 0151 551 7777 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
Anglian Academy Ltd 01603 886969 Visit website Norfolk
Selby College 01757 211000 Visit website North Yorkshire
The Salon @ 89 Academy 01933 680444 Visit website Northamptonshire
North Nottinghamshire College 01709 722 683 Visit website Nottinghamshire
The White House Hair Beauty and Training 01623 628420 Visit website Nottinghamshire
City of Oxford College part of Activate Learning 01865 550550 Visit website Oxfordshire
SBC Training 01743 718586 Visit website Shropshire
L&F Inspired Hair Academy Ltd 07867692924 Visit website Somerset
Yeovil College 01935 423921 Visit website Somerset
Bath College 01225 312191 Visit website Somerset - Bath and North East Somerset
The Hair and Beauty Bank Ltd 0117 929 9939 Visit website Somerset - Bath and North East Somerset
Weston College 01934 411411 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Doncaster 01302 813900 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
Eternal Youth 07815 098275 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Rotherham 01709 720746 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
The Serenity Academy 01709 874424 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Interserve Learning and Employment (Services) Limited 0114 251 9210 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Grace-Leyland Education - The Strand 07792 341754 Visit website Staffordshire
Squires Hair Training Academy 01538384472 Visit website Staffordshire
E.Quality Training 01782 620003 Visit website Staffordshire - Stoke-on-Trent
Lowestoft College 01502 525005 Visit website Suffolk
West Suffolk College 01284 701301 Visit website Suffolk
East Surrey College 01737 772611 Visit website Surrey
Tomlinscote School and Sixth Form College 01276 709050 Visit website Surrey
1st Degree training / Neeta Ltd 0191 4479844 Visit website Tyne and Wear - Newcastle upon Tyne
SB Barbering 0191 567 3644 Visit website Tyne and Wear - Sunderland
Headmasters Hair Academy 0121 459 9053 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Beepers Salon & Training Academy 024 7659 8155 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
Coventry College (City Campus) 02476 791660 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
The Academy Training Hair and Beauty Limited 024 7655 9559 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
Ormiston Forge Academy 01384 566598 Visit website West Midlands - Sandwell
Sandwell College of Further and Higher Education 0121 556 6000 Visit website West Midlands - Sandwell
Solihull College 0121 678 7000 Visit website West Midlands - Solihull
Kirklees College - Dewsbury Centre 01924 465916 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Kirklees College - Huddersfield Centre 01484 437000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Mark Betts Hairdressing 01924 423755 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
The Link Training Academy 01484 425500 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Leeds Academy for Hairdressing and Barbering 0113 245 7439 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Piranha Barber Academy Ltd 0113 243 2160 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Outwood Academy Hemsworth 01977 624220 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
Heart of Worcestershire College - Worcester 01905 726631 Visit website Worcestershire
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
The Crew Academy Imagine Your Future +353 46 948 6829 Visit website Ireland
Accademia Elite S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Accademia Romana di Acconciatura - A.R.A. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Accademiamania S.n.c. di De Angelis F. e Violini F. & C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
AMARAL S.a.s. di Gentili Giulia & C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Andromeda S.a.s. di Giulio D'Angelo e C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
ARS ESTETICA S.R.L. +39 06 71587203 Visit website Italy
Art Academy di Benenchio Silvia +39 321 495375 Visit website Italy
Arte e Stile S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
BEAUTY INGROSS di Bavaresco Alessandro +39 04 23370088 Visit website Italy
BVD BELVEDERE GROUP S.R.L. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
C.A.V.A.M. +39 041 938124 Visit website Italy
Calcagni S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Calen S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Cap Diffusion S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Cemar S.n.c. di Adele Marchegiani & C. +39 07 75294091 Visit website Italy
DECAMANO 2000 S.A.S. +39 06 9422155 Visit website Italy
Emodiva S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
ESPOSITO PARRUCCHIERI UNIVERSITY S.N.C. di Esposito Roberto & Francesco +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Evolution di Calamia Euro & C. S.a.s. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Fi. Gi. S.a.s. di Giliberto Ida +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
FORMAZIONE ESTETICA AVANZATA S.A.S. di L. Di Mario & C. +39 06 9065315 Visit website Italy
G & I BEAUTY GROUP S.R.L. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
G.A.L.A.B. - Gruppo Accademico Leonessa Acconciatori Bresciani +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Gea Italia S.r.l - Oristano +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Gea Italia S.r.l. - Olbia/Tempio +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Gea Italia S.r.l. - Sassari +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Habia Italy S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
HAIR STAR S.R.L.S. +39 06 7804178 Visit website Italy
I Parrucchieri S.a.s di Carmela Maniscalco & C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
IDM GROUP S.R.L. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
ISEP S.c.a.r.l. - Istituti Superiori Estetica Professionale +39 06 9200082 Visit website Italy
ISTITUTO F.P.A. S.R.L. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Josy S.r.l.s. +39 45 5705669 Visit website Italy
L'Iris Accademy S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
LMB Academy S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
LOOK UP S.A.S. dei F.lli Di Marco Matteo e Luca & C. +39 08 54491261 Visit website Italy
MAIPERMAGIA S.R.L. +39 02 36765620 Visit website Italy
Maver Academy S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Nadir Studios S.n.c. di Poli Nadir e C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
NEOGENE S.A.S. di Alberto Calcagni & C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
New Way Academy S.N.C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Ninfea di Erasmi Daniela e C. S.n.c. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
PERCORSI SOCIETA' COOPERATIVA +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Personal Moda di Curto Maria Teresa +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Revolution Team Center S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
S.E.M. Mammucari Nadia di Barbaliscia Eleonora S.a.s. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
SEM BEAUTY INTERNATIONAL ACCADEMY S.R.L.S. UNIPERSONALE +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
SMS S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Step by Step di Minaudo Giulio +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
STUDIO LOOK di Rivela Dario e C. S.a.s. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
TANO'S STYLE SOCIETA' A RESPONSABILITA' LIMITATA SEMPLIFICATA +39 06 22772258 Visit website Italy
Tarek S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
The Beauty Group S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Highlands College 01534 608608 Visit website Jersey
Rutledge Training Limited 028 7035 1812 Visit website Causeway Coast and Glens
Imagine Hair & Beauty Training Academy +34 96 584 1038 Visit website Spain
Brothers Constantinou 029 2046 1191 Visit website Cardiff
Thomas Lloyd Barbering Academy 07715 831387 Visit website Cardiff
Tommy's Education Centre 01492 870166 Visit website Conwy
Coleg Cambria - Work Based Learning 01244 831531 Visit website Flintshire
Neath Port Talbot College - Coleg Castell Nedd Port Talbot 01639 648200 Visit website Neath Port Talbot
Coleg y Cymoedd - Aberdare 01685 887500 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Coleg y Cymoedd - Nantgarw 01443 662800 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Coleg y Cymoedd - Rhondda 01443 663202 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Cardiff and Vale College - Barry Campus 01446 725000 Visit website Vale of Glamorgan

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