Hairdressing Intermediate Level 2

Apprenticeships are very popular programmes designed by employers that provide paid work-experience, training and qualifications to people aged 16 and above.

An Apprenticeship framework comprises:

  • A work-based qualification NVQ National Vocational Qualification), assessed in the workplace, demonstrating practical skills linked to the job
  • Functional skills, which show competency in English and maths applied to the workplace
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS); they include creative thinking, independent enquiry, reflective learner, effective participator, self management and team working.
  • Qualification

    In the workplace, candidates must complete a work-related qualification based the following units. The NVQ consists of a credit value. A total of 54 credits must be achieved to complete this award.

    Mandatory units- 48 credits

    • Unit G20 Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
    • Unit G17 Give clients a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
    • Unit G7 Advise and consult with clients
    • Unit GH8 Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
    • Unit GH9 Change hair colour
    • Unit GH10 Style and finish hair
    • Unit GH11 Set and dress hair
    • Unit GH12 Cut hair using basic techniques

    Optional units – min 6 must be achieved

    • Unit G4 Fulfil salon reception duties
    • Unit G18 Promote additional services or products to clients
    • Unit G8 Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
    • Unit GH13 Plait and twist hair
    • Unit GH14 Perm and neutralise hair
    • Unit GH15 Attach hair to enhance a style

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants must be aged 16 or over. They must be employed in a business setting for a minimum of 30 hours a week (including work and College). Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including maths, English, ICT or science. All applicants will be individually interviewed and assessed.


What can I do if I complete this course?

After you have successfully completed this course and gained the relevant experience you could progress into a level 3 Advanced apprenticeship in Hairdressing.


Duration

12-16 months.

Cost

Please contact the Business Development Team for further details:

  • Tel: 0151 353 4444
  • Email: enquiries-bdc@hughbaird.ac.uk

Some courses are fully or partially funded, depending upon individual circumstances.


Last modified on Wednesday, 05 March 2014 14:28

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