Hairdressing and Barbering (6002)

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2016
The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing (450) is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the hairdressing industry.  Learners could progress into employment, onto an Apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Barbering (360) is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the barbering industry.  Learners could progress into employment, onto an Apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Cutting and styling (360) is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the hairdressing industry.  Learners could progress into employment, onto an Apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hair Colouring Services (360) is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the hairdressing industry.  Learners could progress into employment, onto an Apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing (540)  aims to provide you with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the hairdressing industry.
 
This Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Barbering (450)  aims to provide you with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the barbering industry.

These technical qualifications can also form part of the City & Guilds TechBac – an exciting new programme of study designed to give 14 - 19 year olds the technical and professional skills needed to progress from FE onto an apprenticeship, into university or into the modern jobs market.

To ensure learners develop the wider workplace skills required by employers, TechBac goes above and beyond the technical qualification. It combines an accredited project qualification, practical work experience and critical skills development, brought to life via the TechBac Skills Zone, an innovative online learning hub giving learners the opportunity to practice and develop their skills anytime, anywhere.

Find out more on TechBac.

This qualification is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 years.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications, centres/colleges will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualification.

Centres and providers work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. Employers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry and where possible work placements will also be provided by the employers. This practically based training is ideal preparation for gaining employment in the hairdressing industry or specialist further study.
 
To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 2

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.
 
Compulsory topics include:

• Principles of practice of hairdressing
• Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
• Style, set and dress hair 
• Cut hair using basic techniques
• Colour and lighten hair

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Barbering will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.
 
Compulsory topics include:

• Principles of practice of hairdressing
• Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
• Cut men’s hair using basic techniques
• Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
• Dry and finish men’s hair
• Create basic outlines and detailing in hair

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hair Colouring Services will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.
 
Compulsory topics include:

• Principles of practice of hairdressing
• Colour and lighten hair
• Styling and finishing services

Learners will also be able to choose additional optional topics, including:

• Perm and neutralise hair
• Relax hair

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Cutting and Styling  will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.
 
Compulsory topics include:

• Principles of practice of hairdressing
• Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
• Style, set and finish hair
• Cut hair using basic techniques
• Plait and twist hair

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing could lead to a job as a Hairdresser working in one of the following establishments:
• Hairdressing salon
• Hotel
• Cruise Ship

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Barbering could lead to a job as a Barber working in one of the following establishments:

• Barber shop
• Hairdressing salon
• Hotel

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Cutting and Styling could lead to a job as a hairdresser working in one of the following establishments:

• Hairdressing salon

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hair Colouring Services could lead to a job as a Hairdresser working in one of the following establishments:

• Hairdressing salon
• Hotel
• Cruise Ship

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Barbering (6002-20)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2020
Coming Soon (Sept 2017 - Nov 2017)

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Barbering

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 600 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing (6002-21)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 450 - 450 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 720 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 2 Technical Certificate for Cutting and Styling Services (6002-22)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 2 Technical Certificate for Cutting and Styling Services

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 600 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 2 Technical Certificate for Hair Colouring Services (6002-23)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 2 Technical Certificate for Hair Colouring Services

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 600 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing (540) covers a very wide range of skills and knowledge required for working in the hairdressing industry.

These are compulsory areas:

  • Cut hair using a combination of techniques
  • Creatively colour and lighten hair
  • Hairdressing consultation services
  • Creatively style and dress hair
  • Hair colour correction services

Optional areas include:

  • Cut men’s hair using basic techniques
  • Creative hair design skills
  • Creative hair extension services 
  • Smoothing and straightening systems
  • Create a variety of perming effects
  • Hair relaxing services
  • Specialist hair and scalp treatments

 The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Barbering (450) qualification covers a very wide range of skills and knowledge required for working in the barbering industry.

These are compulsory areas:

  • Cut hair using a combination of barbering techniques
  • Design and create facial hair shapes
  • Shaving services
  • Barbering consultation services

Optional areas include:

  • Promote and sell products and services
  • Hair relaxing services
  • Design and create patterns in hair
  • Colour and lighten men's hair
  • Creative hair design skills
  • Specialist hair and scalp treatments

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Achievement of the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing (540) demonstrates to an employer that the individual has the skills and knowledge of health & safety, customer service and also has the necessary advanced cutting, styling, colouring and colour correction skills necessary to be employed as a Senior Stylist.

This qualification could lead to a job as a hairdresser working in one of the following establishments:
• Hair salon
• Spa
• Cruise ship
• Hotel salon

Achievement of the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Barbering (450) demonstrates to an employer that the individual has the skills and knowledge of health & safety, customer service, and also has the necessary advanced cutting, shaving and styling skills necessary to be employed as a Senior Barber.

This qualification could lead to a job as a Barber working in one of the following establishments:
• Barber shop
• Cruise ship
• Hotel salon/barber shop

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Barbering (450) (6002-30)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Barbering (450)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7346/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 450 - 480 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Technical Extended Certificate in Barbering (6002-30)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Barbering

  • Accreditation No: 601/7346/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 450 - 480 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing (6002-31)

Last Registration Date: 01 Sep 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing

  • Accreditation No: 601/7348/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 540 - 600 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 01/09/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing (540) (6002-31)

Last Registration Date: 01 Sep 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing (540)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7348/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 540 - 600 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 01/09/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

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