• Level 2 Certificate In Barbering
    September 20, 2022 - November 3, 2022
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
By The Grafton Barber School of Excellence
Starts Tuesday, September 20th
Tuesday & Thursday Evenings for 12 weeks
The Grafton Barber School of Excellence, Top Floor 55 King Street South, Dublin 2
Image Skillnet member price: €1260
Full price for non-Image Skillnet members: €1800


No experience is required

Who should apply for this course?
Anyone who is in employment & is looking to change career or upskill.

Course Overview
This VTCT Level 2 accredited course is an introduction to barbering & is recognised worldwide. This is the equivalent to the Level 4 NFQ award. It is a beginners’ course for participants of all ages who would like to enter the barbering industry.

Course Structure
Over the duration of 12 weeks, the main topics covered include; Infection Prevention Control in the Salon Environment, Health & Safety, Client Consultation, Cutting Facial Hair, and Cutting Men’s hair.

Course Content

1) Health and Safety in the workplace

The aim of this unit is to increase your understanding of health and safety and its importance in the salon in which you work. You will develop the ability to carry out a simple risk analysis, recognise a hazard and how to deal with the hazard responsibly. You will have the ability to set up and follow safe and hygienic working practices. You will also develop the ability to locate firefighting equipment, first aid resources and have an awareness of fire, emergency and evacuation procedures.

2) Client Consultation

Throughout this unit you will develop the ability to provide an effective consultation and advisory service for your clients.
Being able to identify the capability of your client’s hair will allow you to make recommendations based on questioning, observation and test results. You will develop the ability to shampoo hair correctly and to provide correct customer care for clients.
You will learn how to deal with influencing factors like the client’s previous history of their hair, contraindications, skin and scalp disorders, their lifestyle, and commitment to the service and cost involved. These will all impact on the service you suggest.

 3) Cutting Facial Hair

Throughout this unit you will learn how to create a variety of different looks for men using a variety of different techniques such as clippers over comb, scissors over comb, freehand and contouring.
Using these cutting techniques, you will be able to demonstrate that you can produce a variety of beard and moustache looks to suit your clients.
You will demonstrate working on curly and straight hair taking into consideration all influencing factors.

4) Cutting Men’s Hair

Throughout this unit you will learn how to create a variety of different looks for men using a scissors, thinning scissors, detailer, clippers and attachments, club cutting, texturizing, tapering, blending, scissors over comb, clippers over comb, freehand styling and finishing, different products for recommendation to clients and advice on aftercare.
Using these cutting techniques, you will demonstrate that you can produce a variety of graduated and uniform layered haircuts, with or without fringes and partings.
You will also demonstrate that you can work on both curly and straight hair. Part of this service is to provide your client with great aftercare service.

Materials Needed
All materials are included.

Learners will complete knowledge questions and five multiple choice exams.

Qualifications Granted

  • VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Barbering

For more information on The Grafton Barber School of Excellence, go to https://graftonbarbers.com/
or if you need help in booking on to this course, contact us at info@imageskillnet.ie or 071-9640438.

Details Price Qty
Full Ticket - Sept 20thshow details + €1,260.00 (EUR)  
Deposit Ticket - Sept 20thshow details + €500.00 (EUR)  
Balance of Payment Ticket - Sept 20thshow details + €760.00 (EUR)  


55 South King Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland