Take your first steps to becoming a Hairdresser or Barber. You will learn how to: shampoo and condition hair; cut hair using a range of techniques; style and finish hair to create a variety of looks; and, colour and lighten hair for ladies and men. You may also use barbering techniques and provide shaving services for men. You will be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair; carry out consultations with clients; and, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with your role.

You may also need to study Functional Skills Maths and English Level 1, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) units to successfully complete your training. Some attendance at college may be required and an Assessor will also visit you in the workplace to carry out practical assessments and monitor your progress.

You will be employed as an apprentice for at least 30 hours a week. You will have a workplace mentor, typically a senior stylist, who will be responsible for your training and welfare at work. You will attend college for classes as required. An assessor will visit you in the workplace to assess your progress against standards and set SMART objectives.

Senior Hairdresser or Senior Barber

Some attendance at the college may be required and an Assessor will also visit you in the workplace to carry out practical assessments and monitor your progress.

Individual employers set their own entry requirements. However, you will typically require 5 GSCEs at grades 4/C or above including English and maths.

For Admission

Department : Hairdressing
Level : Level 2

Duration : 24 Months
Course Code : FR2HDAP

: 01780 484 300
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