• Course Details

    Course Duration: 12 months (not including EPA period)

    Delivery method: Regular workplace visits from our assessors. Access to an online portfolio.

    Assessment methods: A combination of observations, assessments, professional discussions, written and oral questioning, online and paper-based tests and portfolio evidence gathering. A final End Point Assessment.

    Entry requirements: No prior experience is required; however, learners must be working in the care industry. Entry will be based on initial assessments and an interview.

    Apprentices without level 2 English and maths (or equivalent) will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment. This will be incorporated into your Apprenticeship

    Apprenticeship Profile

    Advanced and Creative Hair Professionals are creative, passionate, and driven professionals who work without supervision, managing themselves and others when required. They provide a quality service, whilst working to the highest standards and continuously developing their personal and professional skills. An Advanced and Creative Hair Professional works in the hair industry, which is one of the largest, most trusted and fashion forward professions. They take ownership of their work and client lists, accept responsibility, are proactive, flexible and adaptable, plan their work and time, they aim for excellence by taking exceptional pride in their work and industry. The work environment can be varied in size, style and ambiance, from a bespoke salon, the media industry, cruise ships, product houses and manufacturers to luxury high-end hair salon.  They are highly skilled and experienced individual professionals who deliver hair fashion forward trends, which are innovative styles inspired by current images and their own creativity, individual flair, imagination and interpretation.

    Candidates will be required to achieve the Level 3 Diploma for Advanced and Creative Hair Professionals


    Topics Covered

    • Safe working practices
    • Client consultation
    • Precision and personalised cutting techniques
    • Sectioning and cutting guidelines
    • Fashion forward trends


    Skills Developed

    • Use fashion forward trends in hair, creative and precision techniques to create a collection of hairstyle looks
    • Smoothing and Strengthening services
    • Advanced creative colour conversion
    • Problem solving

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