Hair and Barbering
Advanced and Creative Hair Professional, Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship will allow you to become an advanced practitioner in ladies’ hair services. It is an exciting and dynamic course allowing you to specialise in your chosen field. You will be required to be employed as an apprentice for a minimum of 30 hours per week, attend our Knightstone Campus once per week plus have an enthusiasm and flair for the sector.
As a Weston College student, you will also benefit from our Career Excellence Hub, which means that you will get access to local employers, who will deliver masterclasses and help you to make contacts within the industry.
What does the course involve?
This Level 3 hairdressing programme provides all the skills you will need to work effectively as a senior hairdresser or stylist. You will cover units including health and safety in the salon, hairdressing consultation, hair cutting and colouring, blow drying and finishing, straightening and smoothing and get the chance to create your own collection of work. You will also develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology.
You will develop the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to consult with clients and to provide a range services – including cutting and colouring, set, dress and finishing, smoothing and styling too. We’ll also help you improve your communication and customer service skills, awareness of environmental sustainability and both communication and presenting skills.
How will the course be assessed?
You will be assessed through production of your own personal collection of looks, online exams, assignments and an end point assessment. You will use an e-portfolio to store all of your evidence.
Are there any additional costs?
You will be required to purchase a kit this will be available from the college shop.
What future study opportunities and careers are there?
- Hair salons
- Session Styling
What do I do next?
- Ready to apply – please use the ‘apply now’ button at the top of this page.
- I’d like to visit and see the facilities and chat to staff – see when our next open event is here: Events | Weston College
- I have a quick question – use our Live Chat facility on the bottom right of this page.
You will need a related Level 2 qualification, plus English and maths GCSEs at grade 4 or above.
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