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Apprenticeship in Hairdressing

Apprentices learn on the job, building up knowledge and skills, gaining qualifications and earning money all at the same time.

 

WHAT DOES AN APPRENTICE DO?

Apprentices are employed and are paid a minimum of the National Apprenticeship Wage, currently £2.60 per hour.  The apprenticeship will involve working towards a Vocational Qualification (QCF) and Functional Skills.

 

WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

  • Strong interest in hairdressing
  • Friendly, caring disposition
  • Self discipline
  • Motivation and enthusiasm
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Smart appearance
  • All students will need to attend an individual interview prior to the start of the course
  • Personal progress file or a current reference from school/employer
  • Salon employment

 

WHAT JOB WILL AN APPRENTICE DO?

Hairdressing is a thriving industry which offers an interesting and rewarding career to the dedicated professional.  In today’s competitive business climate it is more important than ever for people to achieve a recognised qualification.  Doncaster College is renowned for its high quality training centre for hairdressing, this course offers excellent training whilst you are working along side your employer to give you the help and support you need to gain your qualification. You will be employed in industry and attend college one day per week; apprentices will be paid a training wage whilst they gain their level 2 qualification.

 

HOW LONG DOES THE APPRENTICESHIP TAKE TO COMPLETE?

18 Months – 2 years.  The level 2 qualification will enable you to competently carry out treatments and services safely and effectively.  The course aims to provide level 2 practitioners with the necessary basic skills to be able to carry out shampoo and conditioning treatments, cutting, colouring, drying & setting & perming.  You will be taught through a combination of classroom activities, such as simulation/role-play, formal lectures, ILT methods, demonstration, tutorial and small group work plus in salon training.

 

Mandatory units

  • G1 Ensure your own action reduce the risk to Health & Safety
  • G5 Give clients a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • G7 Advise and consult with clients
  • H6 Cut hair using basic techniques
  • H9 Shampoo & condition hair and scalp
  • H10 Style dress and finish hair using basic techniques
  • H13 Change hair colour using basic techniques

 

Optional units

  • G4 Fulfil salon reception duties
  • H12 Perm and neutralise hair using basic techniques
  • G8 Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work

 

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE AFTERWARDS?

The skills and knowledge an apprentice will acquire are highly transferable and there are many opportunities for an apprentice to develop their career in this sector.  Apprentices may also go on to achieve other, higher level qualifications.

 

QCF

  • All apprentices will be required to complete an QCF

 

Functional Skills

  • English Level 1
  • Maths Level 1
  • Employer Rights and Responisbilities

 

You will be required to wear black and white. It may be necessary to bring in clients to fulfil aspects of the treatment / service range.


HOW TO APPLY

Please download an application form or contact the team below for more information, advice and guidance:

 

Student Services

Doncaster College

The Hub

Chappell Drive

Doncaster

DN1 2RF     

 

Tel: 0800 358 7575  

Email: click here


Disclaimer: All courses are run subject to numbers, and every effort is made to ensure the information on this leaflet is correct. Doncaster College reserves the right to amend the contents as deemed necessary. 



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