Please note that from 1st March 2019 the following important changes take place to the Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals for Barbering.
Sponge shaving: Sponge has been removed as a requirement from the EPA and on-programme qualification. City & Guilds and VTCT will be removing references from their documentation and resources within due course
Cut facial hair clarification: The apprentice must fully demonstrate their capabilities and skill level. A beard trim should be complete in every aspect and include trimming of the moustache and defining of all the outlines as well as general reduction of beard bulk. Cut facial hair into shape unit: Fading has been defined as a cutting technique that is used when creating a facial shape