Course: Fast Track to Barbering

Study Level

Level 2


Great Yarmouth Campus


22 weeks




Free (subject to personal circumstances)

Our fast track to barbering course is ideal for those seeking a career as an employed/self-employed junior barber.

The qualification you will achieve at the end of the course 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.

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.

The next intake of this course will be January 2025.


There are no formal entry requirements needed to start this course.


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


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