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Hair Professional - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)


Apprenticeship outline

Hair stylists can work anywhere across the world - you could be self-employed, a mobile stylist or maybe even style the stars! You’ll develop the skills to set you up for a career.

You’ll be based in the workplace and come into College one day a week to work towards completing your qualification.

Depending on your job, you will learn how to:

  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Change hair colour
  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Cut hair using basic techniques

You may also cover:

  • Responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety
  • Giving customers a positive impression

You will also study optional units related to the course.

How to apply for this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship by emailing your CV to

Want to find out more first?

Call the Business Engagement Team on 0115 945 7260

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Vacancy Post Employer/Location Salary

Vacancy Post:

Apprentice Hairdresser
(Closing date: 06/01/2020)


Acacia Hair Salon (Nottingham)


£148.20 (Weekly)

Vacancy Post:

Apprentice Hairdresser
(Closing date: 06/01/2020)




£156.00 (Weekly)
Study location Wheeler Gate 14-16 Wheeler Gate, Nottingham, NG1 2NB

Day Release

Start date

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


Hair and Beauty - Hair Professional - Level 2


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 A* to D/9 to 3 or equivalent in English Language and Maths. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role.

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.


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.

  • 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.

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