We are the largest provider of apprenticeships in Buckinghamshire. Our experienced team of Trainer-Assessors works closely with apprentices and their employers, supporting you throughout your apprenticeship. We deliver the Level 2 Apprenticeship in Hairdressing using the day release model. This means that you will work for 4 days a week and attend college for one day a week. This apprenticeship will equip you with the core skills required in a salon. We pride ourselves on our industry-standard facilities and the outstanding support we deliver for apprentices and employers.

This is a rolling programme and you can start at any time.

  • What will I learn?

    This qualification is ideal for school leavers at 16+ who have a proven interest in the area. This is a practical based course and you will be assessed on your competency to perform core salon services. The theory underpins the practical skills.

  • Example modules

    • Cut Hair Using Basic Techniques
    • Shampoo and Condition Hair and Scalp
    • Style dress and Finish Hair Using Basic Techniques
    • Change Hair Colour Using Basic Techniques
  • How will I be assessed?

    You will carry out a range of practical assessments providing photographic evidence. You are also required to collate theoretical evidence in the form of assignments, projects and tests.

  • Entry Requirements

    Level 1 Hairdressing qualification along with a high level of commitment to learning and aspirations to progress into the industry.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    On successful completion you may go onto a level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in hairdressing. This apprenticeship will equip you with the practical skills, experience and knowledge to enable you to work in hairdressing salons in the UK.

  • Additional Information

    Students will need to purchase a Hair Kit, uniform and text books at a cost of approximately £250. During the course there will be the opportunity to attend workshops and exhibitions at an approximate cost of £100.

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Course Details

Qualification Level Apprenticeship
Study Mode Apprenticeships
Start Date Rolling Programme
Duration To be confirmed Weeks
Course Code WIA2HAIRD
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Where can it lead?

College is not just about a social life and good grades. Find out where your course could take you.

  • Hairdressers and barbers

    Up to £28,000

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  • Hairdressing and beauty salon managers and proprietors

    Up to £27,000

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