An Apprenticeship is a perfect choice if you want to continue your studies and develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours in a specific industry, while also earning a salary in full-time employment; kickstarting your long-term career path.
The Hair Professional Level 2 Apprenticeship is a course that focuses on the development of the underlying principles and practical skills required in the Hairdressing industry. During your Apprenticeship, you will gain a variety of skills such as shampooing and conditioning hair, colouring hair and dressing and styling hair. You will also learn basic cutting and perming techniques.
This is the perfect course for anyone who is hoping to enter the Hairdressing industry and would like to achieve this through a route where you can earn while you learn.
To study this Apprenticeship you must:
Show enthusiasm for working in a hairdressing salon
Have a willingness to learn and take instructions
Have an interest in providing good customer service
Have good interpersonal skills
Show commitment to study (attendance, punctuality & behaviour)
Present yourself in a professional manner (e.g. wear a tunic and trousers when in College)
You must also have 4 GCSE’s at grade 3/D or above, one of which must be Maths or English.
A variety of topics are covered on this Apprenticeship, including:
Shampooing and conditioning
Creating a variety of looks when cutting hair
Styling and finishing hair
Setting and dressing hair
Colouring and lightening hair (with some colour correction)
You will attend College one day a week and work in a salon for four days each week, with the hours and times agreed with your employer and the College. As part of your time in the workplace, you will be required to complete 20% off the job training, helping you to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be a successful hairdresser.
In addition to training in College and at the workplace you will also carry out training with external companies such as Wella and GHD.
You will be assessed throughout your Apprenticeship on a regular basis, in College and work, by fully qualified hairdressing tutors and assessors. Then, nearing the end of your Apprenticeship, you will be required to complete an End Point Assessment which will qualify you to become a Level 2 Hairdresser.
For more detail on the Apprenticeship standard for this qualification visit the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education.
Upon completion of this Apprenticeship, there are a variety of progression opportunities available within College including the Hair Dressing Level 3 course, the Advanced & Creative Hair Professional Level 3 Apprenticeship and our Barbering Level 2 course.
Alternatively, you may choose to progress onto full time work in the Hairdressing industry. There are many exciting roles to go into in the Hairdressing industry such as:
TV Hair Stylist
Hair Colouring Technician
Music Production Stylist
Social Media Stylist
You can discover all the opportunities available to you by exploring the full list of careers in the industry.
If you would like to enquire for this Apprenticeship, please click 'Enquire' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Apprenticeship Team will be in touch with you. Alternatively, you can explore our current vacancies on the 'Apprenticeship Vacancies' page and apply now.
If you are already employed then please contact our Apprenticeship Team on 01524 521483.
Course code: A30005-A1A
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