What is special about this course?
This exciting practical course provides you with the training needed to pursue a career in barbering.
The course is delivered two evenings a week. You will study a combination of theory and practical units to complete the SVQ 2 Barbering certificate.
Your personal statement should reflect your passion for the industry. Applicants should be effective communicators, good personal presentation, physical stamina and a high level of manual dexterity.
Ideally applicants may have experience, knowledge and interest in barbering or hold 3 passes at General grade National 4 including English or ESOL 4.
If you are a mature student without the above your application will be considered on life skills.
- Cut hair using basic barbering techniques
- Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
- Dry and finish men's hair
- Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
- Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
- Create basic outlines and detailing in hair
- Advise and consult with clients
- Fulfil Salon Reception Duties
- Information Communication Technology
How will I study my course?
- Online resources
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Inverness Campus
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
You will also be required to purchase a kit at a cost of approximately £200.
The cost of the course is £1,125 (payment plans are available).
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
Apply for Barbering SVQ2
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.