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The Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Hairdressing is a 24 month programme. Please note this is dependent on experience, capability, commitment and qualifications previously obtained., full-time
This is a level 2 course.
This Apprenticeship covers all the basics of Hairdressing. As a Hairdressing apprentice, you'll work as a salon junior, assisting senior staff while training as a junior Hairdresser. Duties are likely to include booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, basic cutting, drying and finishing hair. You'll study topics such as hair and skin testing and also have the option to learn about promoting products and hair patterns.
On this Apprenticeship you'll spend a lot of time on your feet. It's also important that you look smart and professional. Good communication plays a role, too - you'll need to understand exactly what your customer wants in order to make them happy.
The Apprentice framework includes the following qualifications:
The mandatory units on the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing are:
Apprentices must be in paid employment of at least 30 hours per week. Apprenticeships where the Apprentice is working and studying for less than 30 hours per week are by exception only. In any circumstances the Apprentice must not work for less than 16 hours per week.
It is advantageous to have 3 GCSE's at grade D or above in English, maths, Science or Art.
If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
Potential Apprentices with a predisposition to certain skin conditions or allergies, such as occupational dermatitis, eczema, asthma, need to understand that some of the chemicals, liquids and aerosols used in barbering may have a significant effect on their health condition.
Apprenticeships are designed for individuals who are in paid employment within the sector and would like to achieve qualifications which recognise the skills they gain in the workplace.
If you have already found a job you may be able to convert it into an Apprenticeship.
Speak to your employer and discuss the opportunity of you becoming an Apprentice. There is plenty of help and support for you and your employer and they may be eligible for a grant.
Contact our Employer Services team for more information on 0151 551 7610 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are looking for a job with an Apprenticeship you can register on the National Apprenticeship Vacancy website www.apprenticeships.org.uk or to view the Apprenticeship we are currently advertising go to http://wmc.ac.uk/apprenticeships/apprenticeships-vacancies/
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Please contact Employer Services team on 0151 551 7610.
For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.
This information was current on 17th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.