Hair Professional (Hairdressing) - Intermediate Apprenticeship

Course Code: WH00022


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Course Overview

In the UK, Hair & Beauty is a £4 billion industry employing over 200,000 people, and it’s growing all the time. There are currently over 36,000 salons in the UK, but our students’ skills take them into all sorts of different places including spas, theatre, TV and film.

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.

Entry Requirements

All Apprenticeships require an initial assessment, interview and employment in the industry. At Level 2 you’ll need four GCSEs at grade 3 (formerly D) or above including English and maths, or a willingness to work towards whilst on programme. 

You will need to have good people, dexterity and communication skills as well as a desire to work professionally with the general public.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

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.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
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