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Gents Shaving SVQ

(SCQF level 6)

Hair & Beauty, Faculty of Leisure and Lifestyle

Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

4th Dec 2017, 12 weeks

4th Dec 2017, 12 weeks

Day(s):

Monday

Time:

18:00 - 21:00

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 256

Overview

Level 3 gents shaving unit will provide an additional service to Barbering, with skills and techniques required to deliver a professional shaving service.

Effective communication skills and health and safety to a high standard are essential. Classes will be smaller in size max of 14 to accommodate the health and safety requirement of this unit. All practical assessments must be carried out on clients and no simulation allowed. You will require passing 3 practical observations by your lecturer. Techniques include – Skin tensioning, forehand razoring, backhand razoring and sponge shaving.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

Employment in Barbers minimum of 3 years’ experience or Level 2 SVQ barbering certificate.

ESOL Intermediate 2 qualification.

What you study

  • How to prepare hair and skin for Shaving.
  • Health and Safety.
  • Shaving Techniques- full shave partial and beard outlines.
  • Products for Shaving.

After the course

Careers

You will require your certificate to obtain insurance for this service.

Teaching

How the course is taught

  • Demonstrations by lecturer.
  • Group discussions.
  • Consultations.
  • Research on products.
  • Working practically on clients.

Assessment methods

Practical observation.

Additional Information

Materials

  • You require to supply your own clients and open razor.
  • Gloves and products will be supplied by the college.

Dress code

Smart and Tidy – no PPE required.

  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    4th Dec 2017, 12 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Monday
    Time:
    18:00 - 21:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 256