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City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma inBarbering

This full-time programme of study will give you the skills to achieve a Barbering Level 2. You will learn skills, including cutting men’s hair, cutting facial hair, whilst exploring current and emerging trends within the Barbering Industry.

Awarded By:

Assessment & Qualifications Alliance (AQA)

Key Facts

Programme Costs:

The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.



Awarding Body:

AQA / City and Guilds

Course Code:

  • 24/25QFG1001

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time

Course Duration:

1 Year


  • September 2024


You will study towards the following units:

  • Working in the hair industry
  • Health and safety
  • Consultation
  • Shampoo and conditioning hair
  • Promoting products and services
  • Cut men’s hair
  • Cut facial hair
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Styling men’s hair
  • Perming hair
  • Display stock to promote sales in the salon
  • Scalp massage


This course also offers:

  • Visits to national hair shows,
  • Demonstrations and workshops from specialist Barbers,
  • Opportunities for work experience (if you are already working in a barber shop this can be used as work experience).


  • Three GCSEs at grade D/3 or above, one being in English or maths or a Level 1 Hairdressing diploma.

You will need to purchase a barbering kit and uniform. This can be purchased through the College as a kit at cost.


Upon completion of this course, you can further your skills by progressing on to City and Guilds Level 3 in Barbering at Loughborough College.

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