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The one-year course covers a wide range of areas relating to the skills and knowledge required for preparing to work in the Barbering Industry. Students will incorporate College study with work placement to understand the rigours of running a barbering business. Work placement is an integral part of the course.
Applicants need at least 6 points at GCSE level, for example 2 Grade C or 3 Grade D. Successful applicants will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and IT if they do not have a GCSE grade C in English, Maths or IT. Places are subject to individual interview due to the nature of this course. All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session. This criterion may increase subject to demand for places.
A combination of practical observation, assessment and on-line theory tests are used to assess this qualification.
Achievement of this qualification provides opportunities to progress to further qualifications at Level 3. This qualification offers employment opportunities for learners demonstrating occupational competence.
Students will be required to purchase a uniform and kit upon commencement of the programme.
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