Advanced Apprenticeship in Barbering

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Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

An Apprenticeship in Hairdressing will develop your employability skills and give you valuable experience of a variety of routine hairdressing related activities. You will be working in a salon environment where your duties could encompass many areas of hairdressing such as, communicating with colleagues and clients, dealing with customer enquiries, carrying out numerous practical hairdressing tasks etc. Your exact duties will depend upon your employer. Where possible staff from Bishop Auckland College Apprenticeship Team will help you find an employer and place of work (although students who are already employed are welcome to apply if sponsored by their employer).

Course requirements

4 GCSEs A-C including mathematics and English or equivalent qualifications. A level 2 in a hairdressing qualification

What will I do?

You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in your work place to provide support with the NVQ and you will attend Bishop Auckland College one day a week to complete the theory work. The course is both assessed practically and with online tests which are taken at the end of each unit. Practical assessments must be carried out on clients and must be completed in a commercially acceptable timescale. You will work towards the following modules: Monitor and maintain Health and Safety practice in the salon Consultation support for colleagues Cut men’s hair using a variety of techniques Cut facial hair to create a variety of looks Design and create patterns in the hair Provide shaving and face massage services

What will it give me?

L3 qualification in Barbering.

Materials needed

All students in the Hair and Beauty Department are required to wear a uniform and purchase their own hairdressing kit which can be purchased from the college.

What can I do when I finish?

Learners can progress from Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering to relevant Foundation Degrees in Salon Management. Learners can also progress in to full time employment.

What next?



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