Hairdressing Apprenticeship - Level 2

Throughout the year
Sixteen months
Balliol Road Campus

Apprenticeship Details

This course is for those working in a hairdressing salon who would like to work towards their NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing as an apprentice.

Your assessor will visit you in your workplace on a monthly basis for the duration of the qualification. You will be assessed using a variety of different methods, for example, workplace observations, assignments and online tests. Where possible, your assessor will endeavour to use your daily work activities as the means of assessment.

You will also work towards a maths and English qualification as part of the apprenticeship, if needed.

You may be required to attend college for some parts of your programme, your assessor/tutor will advise.

  • Introduction to optional units
  • Introduction to communication with a Hairdressing role
  • Introduction to prevent, equal opportunities and safeguarding
  • Introduction to the assessment procedure
  • A guide to in salon training and a training log 
  • Health and Safety
  • Introduction to the appeals procedure
  • Aged 16+
  • You must be employed within a relevant environment and demonstrate at least entry level skills in an initial Maths and English assessment.

You must have one of the following:

  • 4 GCSE's at grade 3 (old grading system D)
  • A relevant level 1 qualification
  • Evidence of the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours required by the sector at Level 1
1 day

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to some questions that we are often asked:

Most apprenticeships take between 12 - 18 months to complete.

Yes, you will be paid by your employer for the duration of your apprenticeship. You will be paid at least the government’s minimum wage rate for apprentices, £3.70. A lot of employers pay their apprentices a higher hourly wage than the minimum rate.

This is ultimately up to your employers, but more than 90% of apprentices stay in employment after their course ends.

We work with lots of employers to provide apprentice positions. Check out our live vacancies section above or call 0151 353 4444 to chat to our team.