Our courses will put you on the road to a great future; we have developed our qualifications in partnership with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant to and current, but will set you apart in the workplace. Throughout your studies you will learn by completing practical activities and assessments based on professional real-life scenarios in our Koko commercial training salons. You’ll get the chance to take part in competitions, fashion shows and get some masterclass insights from visiting professionals.
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You wish to pursue a career in the barbering industry, you enjoy working within a salon environment and on a one to one basis with clients.
GCSE English and mathematics at grade C or 4, be employed within a barber or hairdressing environment and be aged 16 or over.
Excellent industry-level skills such as how to consult with a client, promote barbering products and how to achieve the latest looks with cutting techniques, shampoo and conditioning treatments, drying and finishing hair and cutting facial hair.
To attend lectures one to two days per week with the remainder of your week spent in the workplace. Whilst at college you will train in our purpose-built salons which are open to the public. You will put together a portfolio of evidence to show that you are competent at the tasks you do everyday, while receiving support from Cornwall College tutors.
The industry focus of this course, working in a fast-paced and creative environment.
Employment in a variety of places including barber shops, salons or hotel. You may decide to progress onto further studies with Barbering Apprenticeship Level 3.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.