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Barbering SVQ

(SCQF level 6)

Hair & Beauty, Hospitality and Leisure

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

Are you currently working in a salon or barbers but want to improve your knowledge and skills?

This exciting practical course provides you with the training needed to pursue a career in barbering. During the course, you'll take part in a variety of activities including demonstrations and presentations.  

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • You must be employed in a gent’s barbers with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Barbering OR
  • Relevant SVQ Level 2 qualification in Barbering.
  • Good verbal communication skills are essential.

Additional selection requirements

Entry to the course is based on you:-

  • Meeting the entry requirements of your course and
  • Attending a course information session.

What you study

You will study 7 units which include:-
  • Creatively Cut Hair using a Combination of Barbering Techniques.
  • Design and create a range of Facial Hair Shapes.
  • Provide Shaving Services.
  • Provide Client Consultation.
  • Photography: Portraiture Skills.

After the course

Careers

You will be able to gain employment as a senior Barber or apply for training positions within the Barbering industry and Further Education.

Continuing Study

HNC Hairdressing/Barbering.

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course is taught in a live salon environment with hands-on practical tasks and also written work.  You will work with live models for assessment. You will also carry out a work placement within the Barbering industry.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include online from SQA and practical observed assessments within the classroom.

Additional Information

Materials

You will need to provide notepads, pens, folder.

Dress code

Smart, no football colours or tracksuits.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome