VTCT Cut hair using basic barbering techniques


The aim of this unit is to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills of existing women?s hairdressers to enable them to cut men?s hairstyles and work as a unisex hairdresser.

This unit will develop your understanding of the differences between ladies and men?s head and face shapes, male pattern baldness and how to incorporate this into men?s hairstyles, male influencing factors and current trends for men?s hairstyles

What are the entry requirements?

Level 2 hairdressing.

What subjects will I study?

? Cutting neckline shapes
? Using a variety of tools and equipment
? Cutting around and over ears
? Using a variety of techniques
? Factors that influence cutting techniques

How will I learn?

Your tutor will demonstrate the skills necessary. You will learn by working in a realistic salon environment at your own pace. Before practical work begins you will study the underpinning knowledge required through oral questioning.

How will I be assessed?

For practical elements, you will be observed formatively and summatively by your tutor. Your work must be collected in a portfolio of evidence and referenced to awarding body requirements. All practical work is assessed in the salon on clients. You will improve your study skills by learning to set short term targets for yourself and your tutor will help to formally assess your progress by providing additional feedback.

What opportunities will this lead to?

Level 2 and 3 barbering. Apprenticeship.

How long is the course?

1 day per week for 9 weeks.

Are there any additional costs?

This is a professional qualification and as such there is a very strict salon dress code to follow.

Black and red tunic, black trousers (no leggings), Black flat closed toe shoes. Examples of appropriate footwear can be shown to you at interview.

Can I get more information?

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