Kildare School of Barbering





Level 2 Certificate in Barbering

16 Weeks,   One night per week  6.45pm – 10.30pm


Finance available with Flexi Fi                                           

  • July 24th to November 6th
  • September 3rd to December 17th

Included in the cost are course registration and exams fees and a tool kit to the value of €300.00

This qualification is an internationally recognised certificate being both assessed and adjudicated by fully qualified centre staff at the Kildare School of Barbering.

The Level 2 Certificate in Barbering (VTCT) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; the creative art of cutting men’s hair, the specialist work of cutting facial hair and how to offer a good consultation service for clients.

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety whilst working in the barbering industry. You will also develop a knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.

Modules: (Modules listed are mandatory and must be completed)

  • Follow Health & Safety practices in the salon (3 credits)
  • Client consultation for hair services (3 credits)
  • Cut facial hair (4 credits)
  • Cut men’s hair (6 credits)

Student’s will be required to provide a minimum of 2 models each week for the duration of the course.  You will also be required to have models for the assessment towards the end of the course for haircuts and beard trims.

Students will also have to undertake a written assessment for each of the four modules and complete 8 haircut assessments and 4 facial hair assessments (beards).

This qualification can lead directly into employment in the barbering industry as a junior Barber.


When you have successfully completed this qualification, you will have the opportunity to progress to the following VTCT qualifications:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Barbering
  • Level 3 Diploma in Barbering

We require €500 non-refundable deposit to a book place on this course – please see below for how to book & pay.

Modern Barbering  

1 Day, Sunday 10.00 – 2.00


  • July 14th
  • July 28th

This course is suitable for students with a background in ladies hairdressing  and those who have been out of the industry for a while  wishing to update their skills to include classic and modern barbering techniques. Classes can be tailored to suit your needs. Models are required.

Course Content:

  • Client consultation
  • Clipper confidence
  • Scissors over comb
  • Tapering and outlining
  • Fade Techniques
  • Trimming of beards
  • Product recommendation and application
  • Finishing techniques

We require €50 non-refundable deposit to a book place on this course – please see below for how to book & pay.

Hot Towel Shave Course     

1 Day, Sunday 10 am – 2 pm     



  • July 21st
  • September 15th
  • November 17th

This course is designed to teach the art of the hot-towel shave to either complete novices or to practicing professionals. Centred around an intense 1 Day training schedule the course will equip you with the essential knowledge required to conduct Hot-Towel Shaves in your barbershop/salon commercially. All equipment is supplied, students are required to provide models for training.

We require €50 non-refundable deposit to a book place on this course – please see below for how to book & pay.

For More Information:

Contact Us on 0870663124 or email

To Book:

Send us your details to and we will send you a Course Booking Form to complete and then email back to us.

Or post it to us at, Kildare School of Barbering, Station Road, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

We require a non-refundable payment as detailed below each course description above to a book place, this can be paid: