Below is an overview of our Advanced Barber / Gents Hairdressing Training, outlining the qualifications you will achieve and the units and areas you will cover throughout your training as well as other important information such as course duration and funding.
|Units covered||There are 5 mandatory units:
You are also required to take a number of optional units, depending on credit size. Only one optional unit can be selected from optional group 2.
Optional Group 1:
Optional Group 2:
|Entry requirements||You must be employed in a salon or barbers for at least 16 hours/week.|
|Who is it for?||Advanced Barbering Training is for anyone who’s serious about a barbering career. There are options to suit individual needs and aspirations – and if you’re already working in barbering, you could develop your skills to become a senior stylist.|
|Cost||16 – 24 – fully funded if employed in a salon and 24+ student loans are available|
|Duration||up to 23 months for 16 – 21 year olds and up to 12 months for 22+|
|Start date||Available all year|
|Assessment method||The NVQ Diploma is assessed in the workplace or a realistic working environment. The qualifications are likely to call for a variety of assessment methods and the national occupational standards define what is to be assessed. Methods of assessment include:
Voodou Training Academy is an environment where you can develop your knowledge and practice your skills.
|Personal qualities||To have a successful career in Gents Hairdressing you need drive and motivation to help you constantly improve and update your personal and technical skills, in order to stay ahead of emerging trends and fashions.|
|Further progression||Level 3 Hairdressing|