Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Providing Men’s Hair Services (RQF)
Qualification OverviewThe Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Providing Men’s Hair Services (RQF) is aimed at learners who wish to work in the service enterprise industry as a barber. The qualification provides learners with knowledge and understanding across a range of barbering techniques and principles.
Qualification StructureIn order to successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Providing Men’s Hair Services (RQF), learners must complete all of the mandatory units achieving 29 credits and achieve a minimum of 12 credits from the optional units, 10 of which must be achieved at Level 2 or above.
Learner Entry RequirementsThere are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
Progression RoutesLearners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma In Women’s Hairdressing (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Hairdressing (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Barbering (RQF)
Age RangesEntry is at the discretion of the centre; however learners should be 16 to undertake this qualification.
Geographical CoverageThis qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.
Qualification SpecificationTo view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credits|
|Follow health and safety practice in the salon||R/600/8763||2||22||3|
|Working in the hair industry||M/600/8611||2||35||4|
|Client consultation for hair services||A/600/9065||2||30||3|
|Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp||H/600/8539||2||29||3|
|Cut men’s hair using basic barbering techniques||Y/618/6822||2||75||8|
|Shaping and cutting facial hair using basic techniques||D/618/6823||2||75||8|
|Salon reception duties||A/600/8773||2||24||3|
|Provide scalp massage services||L/600/8535||2||33||4|
|Promote products and services to clients in a salon||T/600/8769||2||28||3|
|Colour and lighten hair||A/600/8630||2||91||10|
|Perm and neutralise hair||Y/600/8537||2||60||7|
|Enhance a style by attaching temporary hair||K/618/6825||2||25||3|
|Colour hair using temporary colour||R/600/4874||1||30||3|
|Working with others in the hair and beauty sector||H/600/6323||1||19||2|
|Display stock to promote sales in a salon||J/600/8761||2||24||3|
|The art of colouring hair||T/600/8626||2||60||7|
|Style and finish African type hair||T/600/8531||2||45||5|
|Plaiting and twisting hair||Y/502/3805||1||30||3|