Course Description

ITEC Level 2 Barbering Certificate

ITEC Level 2 Barbering Certificate is a course run by Gainfort Academy, Wexford. For more information about ITEC Level 2 Barbering Certificate at Gainfort Academy, please review the details below.

This certificate is aimed at beginners, no previous experience required or staff in the hairdressing industry looking to gain a level 2 qualification in barbering.

Barbering is a skill which is currently in high demand and with this internationally recognised qualification many employment opportunities are available. Our course will teach students the necessary practical skills and knowledge in all aspects of barbering to gain employment in this fast growing industry.

Gain knowledge in Cutting Mens Hair; preparing to cut, providing a cut, assessing male baldness pattern, use of clippers blades, identify hair type, natural hairlines and necklines. Finish a cut and after care.

You will also learn about cutting facial hair; preparing and providing a service suitable for the client. Use of correct equipment, identify potential risk of in-grown hair, provide aftercare advise and care of your equipment.


  • The importance of Health & Safety in the salon
  • How to communicate effectively with your client
  • Create on trend looks for all types of beards and goatees
  • How to identify suitable hair styles for clients taking into consideration factors such as hair conditions and types
  • Cut modern hair styles such as low and high fades
  • How to become proficient in the use of clippers and scissors
  • How to promote salon prodeucts and aftercare services

The exams include a practical and four multiple choice papers.

Students will be required to prepare a portfolio throughout the course.

The ITEC Level 2 Barbering Certificate course at Gainfort Academy is listed in's national courses finder.
Training ProviderGainfort Academy
Course LocationWexford
Awarding BodyITEC
Course Start Date21st September 2020
Course Time10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Course Fee10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Gainfort Academy

Gainfort Hair & Beauty Unit 7F Ardcavan Business Park, Unit 9 Tramore Rd Business Park, Tramore Rd, Waterford, Wexford, Ireland. Eircode: Y35 F5FK

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Gainfort Hair & Beauty Unit 7F Ardcavan Business Park
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