Level 2 Award in Cutting Men's Hair

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details




Hair & Media Make-up

Course Start Date

Wednesday 29th January 2025

Course Duration

Full-time, 14 Weeks

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 150.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

This course is for adult students and is intended for all of those who are interested in cutting men’s hair and continuing their journey in the barbering industry.

Students will need to wear professional clothing and be expected to bring their own equipment or purchase a basic kit with the tools needed to complete the course. A gent’s block head is used to support and develop cutting skills and will need to be purchased prior to the course.

Course Requirements

There are no course specific qualifications required to join this course, however, there is an expectation candidates have dexterity skills and a good standard of English. A practical activity and a short written test will be given at interview to assess suitability.

What you will Learn

The course will provide learners with an opportunity to develop and learn the skills needed to demonstrate basic cuts to industry standard.


This award will be assessed by:

– Practical tasks
– Knowledge and understanding task(s) in an assignment or an on-line test


Completion of the beginners barbering course or 2 years industry experience is essential.

Career Options

Hairdresser, Barber, Salon Owner.

Mandatory Units

Mandatory units for this award can be chosen from the diploma/certification specification, our curriculum experts will provide further information when you start the course.

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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