The Barbering qualifications are assessed in the workplace or a realistic working environment. The qualifications are likely to call for a variety of assessment methods and the national occupational standards define what is to be assessed.
Advise and consult with clients
Shampoo. Condition and treat the hair and scalp
Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
Cut men’s hair using basic techniques
Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
Dry and finish men’s hair
Create basic outlines and detailing in the hair
Assist with shaving services
Colour and lighten hair
Perm and neutralise hair
The course is assessed through observation, underpinning knowledge questions and the development of a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competence.
Many apprenticeships do not have formal entry requirements, but you are required to complete an initial assessment and you must be working in an appropriate job. Call us for details of the entry requirements of the apprenticeship you're interested in. East Riding College does advertise some apprenticeships with a job attached on behalf of employers. Go to www.eastridingcollege.ac.uk/apps for details.
You could progress onto a level three course in a related subject.