Course: Barbering Level 2

Study Level

Level 2


Great Yarmouth Campus


36 weeks, 2 days per week



This course is ideal for those seeking a career as an employed/self-employed junior barber.

This qualification is based on the Level 2 Barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional association (The British Barbering Association – BBA) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior barber.

Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to become a State Registered Graduate Barber (SRB) with The Hairdressing Council.

This course takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9.30am to 12.30pm and Fridays from 9.30am to 4pm.

This course is free for adults to study, subject to your personal circumstances. Please contact our Admissions team on 0800 854 695 or email for further details.

Please get in touch to inquire about the next start date for this course.



You will need to have achieved a Level 1 qualification in hairdressing or barbering and/or a successful skills test and interview.

You will need to be aged 19+ to apply for this course.


Career opportunities as a junior barber exist in a variety of contexts, including:

  • Commercial barber shop/salons
  • Specialist African type hair barber shop/salons
  • Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
  • Product manufacturing and training
  • Television, film, theatre and media
  • Armed service
  • HM Prison Service
  • Cruise liners
  • Hospitals/care homes

You may also choose to further develop your knowledge and skills by undertaking Barbering Level 3.