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Hair Professional - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)

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Apprenticeship outline

There are two distinctly different job roles within this occupational profile: Hairdresser and Barber.

Hairdressers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create variety of looks, and colour and lighten hair for ladies and men.

Barbers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using barbering techniques, style and finish hair, cut facial hair into shape and provide shaving services for men.

Hairdressers and barbers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair. They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.

How to apply for this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship by emailing your CV to business@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk.

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Study location Wheeler Gate 14-16 Wheeler Gate, Nottingham, NG1 2NB
Attendance

Day Release

Start date

You can start this Apprenticeship at any time of the year.

Framework/standard

Hair Professional - Level 2 Standard

Duration

24 months

Level Level 2
Entry requirements
  • You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement.
  • You will also need GCSEs at grades 9–3 (A*–D), including English Language and maths – one of English Language or maths must be grade 9–4 (A*–C). Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above. Apprentices without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Adults who are aged 19+ without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply. You will need to undertake an initial assessment to determine the right level of course for you.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.

Assessment

There is continuous assessment of each unit. You will need to present evidence of competence via practical assessments and production of a personal portfolio of evidence.

Progression
  • NVQ Level 3 Hairdressing
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Hairdressing
  • Employment as a junior stylist within a salon
Additional information

You will need to buy a kit and uniform. Kit and uniform costs are to be confirmed and will be discussed at interview.

Achievement of the standard makes you eligible for State Registration with the Hair Council.

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