Diploma in Barbering NVQ Level 2

This course is ideal if you are interested in all aspects of men’s hairdressing. The qualification is highly practical and provides the skills and underpinning knowledge to practice as a barber.



Your course is delivered within practical and theory elements ensuring you develop strong underpinning knowledge, skill and ability which will prepare you for the industry. We expect commitment and motivation from you and in return we will provide you with a stimulating environment, learning from the highly qualified tutors who work hard to assist and support you. A key aspect of your training is to gain strong commercial experience, we provide you with an exclusive opportunity to work in our state of the art salon and build your client base whilst receiving support and guidance from your tutor.


Course content section



Continuing into this exciting and creative world, this course is designed to give you the skill and knowledge of a professional barber. The course is broken down into mandatory units which will make up the core aspects of your qualification. The following units will be covered:

  • Make sure your own actions to reduce risks to health and safety
  • Unit 205 Advise and consult with clients
  • Unit 206 Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Unit 214 Cut hair using basic barbering techniques
  • Unit 215 Cut facial hair to shape using basic barbering techniques
  • Unit 216 Dry and finish men’s hair
  • Unit 217 Create basic outlines and detailing in hair
  • Unit 219 Colour and lighten men’s hair


Entry Requirements



This course is designed for adult learners who would like to enter into an exciting industry.





Practical observations and online testing.


Future Opportunities.


Upon successful completion of your Level 2,  you will be encouraged to progress onto NVQ Level 3 Barbering,  There is also the opportunity to progress onto NVQ Level 2 ladies Hairdressing  or Beauty Therapy. You may progress into employment as a Barber and many of our students now run successful business’ after completing this course.


Further Information



Recognising your success with Picassos we hold a Student of the Year Awards ceremony where we celebrate each and every one of our learners’ achievements and outstanding performances. This is a wonderful celebration to be shared with your family and friends.

Picassos offer many learner enrichments opportunities within the Hair, Beauty, Nails and Barbering industry. Some of these opportunities include the Picassos Yearly Fashion Show which enables unit observations, developing your creative flair and building your portfolio of skills for future employment. Picassos also participate in Match Fit competitions leading on to World Skills Competition.  Ensuring Picassos is at the cutting edge meeting industry demands we have built strong employment links with various leading companies such as Steiner, Dermalogica, Wella, Shared Beauty Secrets and Airbase to name but a few. Regular demonstrations, recruiting days and additional training are provided in-house for you by these amazing companies.

Recognising the importance of supporting charities Picassos is delighted to run a wide variety of fundraising events throughout the year. In the past these charities have included Children in Need, Bliss for Babies, Wakefield Hospice to name but a few.

Apply today, once we have received your application we will promptly acknowledge it and invite you in for an interview.ценыfb consult