Cut Hair Using Basic Barbering Techniques
Learn and develop fundamental barbering skills.
Why take this course?
This course will enable you to develop basic barbering techniques, covering the use of clippers, razors, clipper and scissor over comb and club cutting techniques. You will be creating various looks for men including uniform layering, graduating and cuts with a fade.
What you will experience
The course will initially focus on demonstrations and workshops, promoting your development of practical skills and further developing prior knowledge. You will be formatively assessed on clients throughout the course, with summative assessments for practical scheduled throughout and knowledge being assessed through an online test. Dates for assessment will be pre-arranged through discussion with your assessor.
The course is aimed at those who have been successful in a Level 1 Hairdressing or barbering qualification and/or have been working in the industry for around two years. You will be expected to possess consultation and health and safety qualifications or appropriate work experience from a salon.
Good communication skills, a willingness to learn new practical skills and working with the general public are essential qualities for successfully achieving this qualification.
What you need to know
At North East Scotland College
On successful completion of this course, you may want to consider further study or hairdressing on a full-time or part-time course.
Upon successful completion of this course you may be able to secure employment in a salon, where you will be able to perform basic barbering techniques.
- Salon Assistant
For more information about job opportunities, salaries and employment rates in this industry, visit the Career Coach website.
Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.
We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.
If you would like to book your place online, please complete the relevant form by selecting the ‘Book Online’ button. This will then be passed to our Admissions team who will process your application.
If you would prefer to submit a paper booking form, please return it to us completed and signed.
Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:
Telephone: 01224 612330
If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.