Introduction to Barbering
Hair, Beauty, Holistics & Well-being
What is the course about?
Are you interested in starting a career in the thriving field of barbering? This short introductory course will provide you with a basic overview for the requirements of barbering and the various skills and knowledge that you could develop.
Why should I choose the course?
If you are looking for a career change or want a gentle introduction into the world of gents’ barbering, this taster course is the perfect choice for you. After completing this course, you could progress on to further courses to become a fully qualified barber. In this prosperous industry, there will be an abundance of career opportunities open to you once you have qualified.
What will I learn?
The course will cover:
- Basic salon health and safety
- Introduction to client consultation
- Introduction to shampoo and conditioning
- The importance of preparing hair prior to styling.
If you would like more information on the learning outcomes, please email ACLenquiries@wvr.ac.uk
What will the course lead on to?
You could continue on to our Next Steps Barbering course, or our level 2 and level 3 accredited barbering qualifications.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support
Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support
Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.
What are the entry requirements?
You must be over 19, have an interest in the subject area, and be willing to partake in classroom activities and discussions and to self-assess your weekly progress using an individual learning plan at the end of each session.
Where required, you will need a patch test on the first week of the course before undertaking any treatments.
What are my funding options?
If you are in receipt of benefits or a low income you may be entitled to fee remission. For information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no additional costs associated with this course.
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