Hairdressing Apprenticeship





Awarding Body




About the course

This stimulating course will take you through the entire hairdressing process from initial consultation to cutting and styling as well as all the essential positive customer service skills you'll need. Completing this course will enable you to work within the industry. Each week you will spend up to four days in the workplace and one day in College. The College works closely with your employer to provide you with support, helping you to succeed in your chosen career.

Entry Requirements

  • Salon employment as an apprentice, a minimum of 30 hours a week
  • 2 GCSEs grade D or above
  • Excellent record of attendance and punctuality
  • Good communication skills
  • Commitment, enthusiasm and the motivation to succeed
  • To complete an online initial assessment
What will I do on this course?

Mandatory modules

The course is a combination of theory and practical sessions. You will learn and practise your skills in our fully equipped salons at College and also in your workplace.

  • Hair cutting techniques
  • Setting and dressing hair
  • Style and finish hair
  • Shampoo and condition hair
  • Health and safety
  • Consultation
  • Colouring hair
  • Create a positive impression
  • Reception duties
  • Developing effectiveness at work
  • Plait and twist hair
  • Perm hair
Who is it for?

This course is designed for enthusiastic people of any age that want to learn and develop their knowledge and skills as well as gain qualifications by combining employment, training and study at the same time.

How to apply

Apply online

How Is this course assessed?

You are assessed throughout your course in College and the workplace on a 50/50 basis by our highly trained staff while your skills develop. You will need to complete a small exam for the Functional Skills part of the course.

  • Assignment based
  • Tests
  • Practical
  • Observations
  • Portfolio
What could I do next?

On successful completion of the course the natural progression would be completing the Level 3 NVQ in Hairdressing. This will give you a broader range and quality of skills as well as a deeper understanding of the industry, opening a variety of employment opportunities.

Additional cost
  • Kit £120.00 Approx
  • Materials £30.00 Approx

You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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