|Study type||Study Tier||Start Date||Duration||Course Contact|
|2 September 2019||23 weeks||Nick Williams|
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
This qualification’s structure provides learners with the flexibility to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills depending upon their designated career path as a junior barber.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
This qualification includes the units to prepare you to work effectively as a junior barber, including: client consultation for hair services, cutting men’s hair, cutting facial hair and following health and safety in the salon.
This qualification will develop your knowledge, understanding and skills to enable you to advise and consult with men on the type of hair cut and facial hair shaping the way they want but just as importantly what is suitable for them. You will also learn how to work in a safe manner throughout the service protecting both yourself and your clients.
HOW WILL I LEARN?
The programme incorporates demonstration and student participation in a realistic working environment. Within the programme, students receive full support in their skill development and acquisition of competence. Students will be assess through practical observation of skills and questioning. Assessments will be carried out on paying clientele.
WHAT CAN THE COURSE LEAD TO?
Whilst this qualification’s primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a junior barber, learners may choose to further develop their knowledge and skills by undertaking a Technical Level qualification in barbering at Level 3.
Career opportunities as a junior barber exist in a variety of contexts:
- Commercial barber shop/salons
- Specialist African type hair barber shop/salons
- Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
- Product manufacturing and training
- Television, film, theatre and media
- Armed services
- HM prison service
- Cruise liners
- Hospitals/care homes