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Hair and Barbering

Barbering - Cutting Mens Hair - Level 2 VTCT NVQ Award

Part Time

Course Overview

This short course is ideal for any current hairdressers looking to add barbering skills to their CV, or new hairdressers and barbers who want to gain a formal qualification. 

Course Content

Creating a one length gents hair cut with scissors
Creating a square layer gents hair cut with scissors and clippers
Creating a uniform layer gents hair cut with scissors and clippers
Creating a flat top gents hair cut with clippers
Clipper maintenance.
Fringe cutting with scissors
Techniques including club cutting, point cutting, thinning, texturising, scissor over comb, clipper over comb and razoring..

Entry Requirement

This course is for people that:

  • Already have a level 2 or 3 hairdressing qualification that wish to add a gents cutting unit to their qualification.
  • Wish to gain confidence in cutting gents' hair and need to refresh their cutting skills to help with technique and confidence.
  • A learner that has been cutting hair but has no formal qualification and wishes to achieve this.


10 haircuts through practical observations
1 assignment covering knowledge requirements.

Where does this course lead to

Level 2 Barbering

How to Enrol

Dates for this course will depend on the level of interest from people. Please register your interest with us and we will contact you directly when the course is expected to run. You can register your interest by emailing information@bcot.ac.uk. Please include your contact details and include the course reference in the subject header.

Course is now full

Course Outline

Course Code: NEBL044
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 12 Weeks
Start Date: 16/09/2020
Day & Time: Wednesday, 4-7pm
Unemployment Benefit
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