Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) inHair Professional

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 and 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.

  • Rated outstanding for apprenticeships in our June 2017 ofsted inspection
    Ofsted - Outstanding Provider

Key Facts

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College Code: C-AP2XHPR

Who is this Apprenticeship for?

This Apprenticeship programme is designed for candidates who have successfully completed Level 2 Hair Professional standard who wish to become fully qualified hairdressers.

Course Content

  • Professionalism and Values
  • Behaviours and Communication
  • Consultation
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Hairdressing Skills
  • Hairdressing Skills Cont

Qualifications Included in the Apprenticeship

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard in Hair Professional
  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals – Hairdressing
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English and maths (if required)

Assessment Methods

  • Regular formative reviews between employer, apprentice and the college
  • Development of assignments demonstrating learning from their job role or work place
  • Competency-based interviews
  • Observation in workplace
  • Professional discussion relating to CPD activity
  • A 6 hour trade test to include various methods

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including English.

English & Maths

If an Apprentice has not already achieved Level 2 (GCSE C/4 or above) English & Maths they must study for and achieve Functional Skills Level 2 English & Maths.

This will be completed through a day release to attend Loughborough College.

Progression Opportunities

  • Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional
  • Level 3 Hair Professional

Delivery Model

Work based training and assessments to complement the skills that are learnt, developed and used within the workplace

Day release to complete Functional Skills if required

Average duration is 27 months which includes an End Point Assessment

Payment Breakdown

Levy payers pay 100% of training costs via Levy

Non Levy employers with 50+ staff or for an Apprentice aged 19+ - pay 5% of training costs

Non Levy Employers with less than 50 staff and an Apprentice aged 18 or younger, fully funded.

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