This Apprenticeship provides a sound basis for pursuing a career in gents’ hairdressing and is great for those with an interest in barbering. This programme looks at various aspects of the trade including Health and Safety within the Barber Shop, Cutting Hair and Facial hair, Shampooing, Conditioning and Treating the Hair and Scalp, as well as personal skills like advising and consulting with clients.
There are non-compulsory trips to the Salon International and Clothes Show exhibitions.
You need three grade Cs or above at GCSE, including Maths and English, or NVQ Level 1 Hair or Beauty.
Kit and uniform – Approximately £300. This must be purchased from the College’s recommended supplier. You will need this for every lesson, so it must be purchased before the start of term. An order form will be provided.
Once you have successfully gained this qualification, you may like to develop your skills further with an Advanced Apprenticeship in either Hairdressing or Barbering. Alternatively, you can continue in your existing role or apply for other Junior Stylist positions in the industry.