Hairdressing - Advanced Apprenticeship
Course Code: WH00020
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Working in a salon you will learn job specific skills, earn a wage and attend college once a week to gain your qualification. Working in a service industry, you will meet new people and build up regular clients providing services such as colouring, cutting and styling hair.
The hairdressing industry is competitive and relies on repeat customers. To be successful you will need the following: appropriate personal presentation, good social and organisational skills, an amicable nature, good sense of humour, willingness to work flexible hours/days and good communication skills.
All Apprenticeships require an initial assessment, interview and employment in the industry. At Level 3 you will need a Level 2 qualification in the subject and English and math’s at grade 4 (formerly C) or above. You will need to have good people, dexterity and communication skills as well as a desire to work professionally with the general public.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will be taught by tutors who have close links to the industry and the skills to support your training. There will be practical demonstrations, workshops and classroom activities with an opportunity to work on clients. You will explore the underpinning knowledge of how the hair grows and reacts to chemical services. Practical sessions will start in workshops where you will be taught the necessary skills for working on clients in our commercial salon. You will develop your Knowledge, skills and behaviors in the workplace, with regular visits from your Skills Coach.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of apprenticeships within the College are approved to train and support the students in the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.