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Barbering Apprenticeships

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These courses offer excellent training whilst you are working alongside 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; and will be paid a training wage whilst you gain your level 2 qualification. In today’s competitive business climate it is more important than ever for people to achieve a recognised qualification

At Intermediate you will work as an apprentice or salon barber.  Carrying out services including cutting hair, cutting facial hair, basic patterns, perm and neutralise and colouring men’s hair.

As an Advanced Apprentice you will work as a Barber or Senior Barber.  Carrying out services including patterns in hair, colouring, colour correction, creative hairdressing skills and perming, as well as shaving, cutting and shaping beards & moustaches.

  • Duration

    12 months per level

Apprentices will attend college one day a week with the rest of the time spent in employment.

Qualifications  included in the Apprenticeship framework are

Diploma in Barbering at Level 2 or 3

Functional Skills in Maths and English at Levels 1 or 2

Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Entry assessments are required for all candidates.

  • Strong interest in Barbering
  • 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


Enquire about this Apprenticeship

Please use the following links to make an enquiry about this course.

Make an enquiry Call 01302 553913

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details