VTCT Level 2 International Diploma in Hairdressing & Barbering

This 8 month course is designed to develop barbering skills alongside the Level 2 Diploma in hairdressing. It will include barbering skills of a high level.

The Course

Our tutors will push you to the limits to leave you inspired, motivated and highly skilled confident stylists. The course will be intense and you will be required to build up a portfolio of your work and gain salon day experience at the weekends. This course will run from Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm.


Course Content/Format

The course will be broken up into units. At the end of each unit you will be assessed to move on to the next unit. All units must be passed before being allowed move onto the next unit.

The Course Content:-


Unit 1

Working in hair industry.

Client consultations.

Health and Safety.

Shampoo & Blow-drying.

Scalp Massage

Promotion of products and sales to clients.

Unit 2

Colour application

Tinting / Meche / Wraps


Unit 3


Long & short cuts / bob cuts


Basic up-styling

Barbering techniques of both men’s hair and beards

Booking / Payment Details

A deposit will secure your place.

We have payment plan options available for this course, this can be discussed on application.


Qualification Received

VTCT Level 2 International Diploma in Hairdressing

VTCT Level 2 International Diploma in Barbering

The Riverside Academy Certificate  in Hairdressing


VTCT qualification shows that you have the ability to do a job to an industry recognised standard.

VTCT is recognised throughout the world



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