Barbers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using barbering techniques, style and finish hair, cut facial hair into shape and provide shaving services for men.

Barbers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair. The apprentice also needs to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with this role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.


English and Maths must be completed at Level 1 to enable completion of this standard – Do you hold a Level 1 or equivalent qualification in English and Maths? OR The apprentice must be willing to work towards the Level 1 in English and Maths and MUST complete before the endpoint assessment in order to achieve this qualification.

Modules - Barbering

Module 1:Health and safety
Module 2:Work shadowing
Module 3:Consultation
Module 4:Shampoo, Condition and Treat the Hair and Scalp
Module 5:Cutting Hair Using Barbering Techniques
Module 6:Style and Finish Men's Hair
Module 7:Cut Facial Hair into Shape
Module 8:Shaving Services
Module 9:     Mock EPA/Overview

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