Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AH20276 GLH: 80 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 600/3210/8 Units: 1 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2023
Level: 2 Minimum Credits: 8

Additional Information

Documentation for this qualification last amended 1 September 2020

This qualification is about the precision cutting skills involved in barbering to achieve a variety of looks and neckline finishes for men using club cutting, scissors over comb, clippers over comb, thinning and freehand techniques. In this qualification, razors will only be used for removing unwanted hair outside the outline shape.

Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of 8 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UN20GB3 H/600/1221 Cut hair using basic barbering techniques 2 8 80

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Centres approved to run this qualification

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Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Barnfield College 01582 569500 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Urban Styling 07989 116549 Visit website Bristol, City of
The Bournemouth and Poole College of FE 01202 205205 Visit website Dorset - Bournemouth
Skills & Learning ACE, BCP Council 01202 262300 Visit website Dorset - Poole
Hair Pro 1 Training Academy 01268 967 147 Visit website Essex
UK Learning Station 07957 425773 Visit website Essex
Mr Snips Barbering Academy 07450 289351 Visit website Essex - Thurrock
JT2 - Nicky Oliver Academy 0161 232 9521 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Elite School of Beauty Therapy 01279 755077 Visit website Hertfordshire
West Herts College 01923 812500 Visit website Hertfordshire
Canterbury College 01227 811111 Visit website Kent
Forest Nail & Beauty Centre Ltd 0116 238 7609 Visit website Leicestershire - Leicester
West London Beauty Academy - Remix Hair and Beauty 07701032052 Visit website London - Brent
Hairforce 1 Training Academy 07495 774490 Visit website London - Havering
Harrogate College 01423 879466 Visit website North Yorkshire
Banbury and Bicester College part of Activate Learning 0808 168 6626 Visit website Oxfordshire
The Hair and Beauty Bank Ltd 0117 929 9939 Visit website Somerset - Bath and North East Somerset
Barnsley College 01226 216710 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Headmasters Hair Academy 0121 459 9053 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
The Link Training Academy 01484 425500 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Piranha Barber Academy Ltd 0113 243 2160 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
New College Swindon 01793 611470 Visit website Wiltshire - Swindon
Grafters Academy +353 85 1221432 Visit website Ireland
Grafters Academy - Sligo +353 83 8777552 Visit website Ireland
Next Generation School of Barbering +353 857164847 Visit website Ireland
The Way Ahead Training Service Ltd - The Change Works Training Centre +353 87 642078 Visit website Ireland
Imagine Hair & Beauty Training Academy +34 96 584 1038 Visit website Spain
Mac-Ed Training Ltd 07891862726 or 07581034000 Visit website Wales
CS Beauty Academy Wrexham 01978 846266 Visit website Wrexham