What do I learn?
Not only will you learn about cutting hair but also other issues related to barbering, like hygiene, disposing of chemicals and working in a team.
The Apprenticeship is a framework of qualifications consisting of the following:
• Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering
• Functional Skills in Communication Level 1
• Application of Number Level 1
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities
All aspects of training will be completed either in college or in-house at the salon depending on employer preference. An assessor will regularly visit you in the workplace to gather work-based evidence.
Apprenticeships are designed to let you benefit from real life work experience which you will get day-to-day in your job. This experience is supported by theoretical knowledge gained at college in both classroom and workshop based sessions/assessments.
What do I gain?
You gain recogniseds qualification and valuable industry experience, making you more employable.
What do I need?
There are no entry requirements for this course.
You will be asked to complete an initial assessment and then attend an interview with a member of staff who will be delivering the course.
What can I do next?
On successful completion of the Barbering Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship programme, you can progress to a Barbering Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship or Hairdressing Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.
What else do I need to know?
You will be working with all sorts of different people so a friendly nature is essential.
Taking pride in your appearance is important as customers will want to know that creating a good impression matters to you.