• Level: 2

Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Providing Men’s Hair Services (RQF)

(QRN- 603/7312/X)


Qualification Overview

The 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  the knowledge and understanding across a range of barbering techniques and principles.


Qualification Structure

In order to successfully be 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 Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.


Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:


Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however learners should be 16 to undertake this qualification.


Geographical Coverage

This qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.


Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credits
Mandatory units
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
Optional Units
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

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