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The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Barbering Studies is
a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an
employed and/or self-employed men's hairdresser. This qualification is based on
the barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the
UK's leading barbering association (British Barbering Association - BBA) and
hairdressing professional body (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for
purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior men's hairdresser.
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.
This qualification is
assessed and quality assured by centre staff. Work will be set to improve your
practical skills, knowledge and understanding. For practical elements, you will
be observed by your assessor. All your work must be collected in a portfolio of
evidence and cross-referenced to requirements listed in this record of
assessment book. Externally assessed question papers are completed
electronically will be set and marked by VTCT.
You are required to produce a
portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding
and skills that have been learned. Evidence in the portfolio may take the
This course will allow progression onto the Barbering standards which will aid retention and progression on the course.