Below is a description of our Gents Hairdressing / Barbering 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 6 mandatory units:
You are also required to take at least one optional unit from each optional group, depending on credit size:
Optional Group 1
Optional Group 2
|Who is it for?||Barbering Training is for anyone who’s serious about a career in Gents Hairdresing. There are options to suit individual needs and aspirations.|
|Cost||16 – 18 free (employment in a salon needed) and 19 – 24 is free if employed in a salon or universal credit. £3,000 if unemployed and not in receipt of any benefit. 24+ – free if on Universal Credit. £840 if employed in a different industry and £3,000 if unemployed and not in receipt of any benefit – may be eligible for student loan.|
|Duration||up to 23 months for 16 – 18 year olds and up to 12 months for 19+|
|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 Barbering 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.|