• Course Details

    Course Duration: 24 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 hair industry. Entry will be based on initial assessments and an interview.

    Apprentices without level 1 English and Maths (or equivalent) will need to achieve this level and apprentices without level 2 English and Maths (or equivalent) will need to take the tests for this level prior to taking the end-point assessment. This will be incorporated into your Apprenticeship.


    Apprenticeship Profile

    Hairdressers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create variety of looks, and colour and lighten hair for ladies and men. Hairdressers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair. They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.

    Candidates will be required to achieve the Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing). 


    Topics Covered

    • Professionalism and Values
    • Behaviours and Communication
    • Safe Working Practices
    • Consultation


    Skills Developed

    • Shampoo, condition, treat the hair and scalp
    • Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
    • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
    • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques

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