VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering is most suitable for learners seeking to work in, and develop their skills in a commercial setting, and can only be delivered by centres that have, or have access to a 'real' barber shop/salon, and not a realistic working environment.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to be a junior barber. This qualification is based on the Level 2 Barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional hair associations (The Hair Council and British Barbering Association - BBA) as being fit for purpose to prepare you for a career as a junior barber. 

Whilst the primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment, learners may choose to develop their knowledge and skills further by completing an advanced apprenticeship or Level 3 qualification in barbering, these include:

  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Barbering

  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Barbering Studies

  • VTCT NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Barbering