Hairdressing, Advanced Apprenticeship | Weston College

Hairdressing, Advanced Apprenticeship

What will I do on this course?

The topics you will study include advanced techniques in creatively cutting hair, creative colouring, creative styling and colour correction. You will also develop interpersonal skills, professionalisms and behaviour expected in a salon environment so you’ll be able to communicate efiectively with clients. We will also develop your English and maths skills as part of the course.

How will I be assessed?

Your personal assessor will visit your salon to review your progress and we’ll assess you in our commercial salon. You’ll have an online gradebook that will help you manage targets your assessor sets throughout your apprenticeship.

What could I do after this course?

The majority of apprentices are kept on by their employer after they finish their course. After the course, you’ll meet the criteria for a number of roles in the hairdressing industry and could even open your own salon. You could further develop your skills with a management qualification or a foundation degree in hair and beauty.

Entry Requirements

A hairdressing qualification at Level 2 and English and maths at Level 1 or above. You’ll need to be employed in the industry, but we can support you to find this.

Course Level

Level 3

iAn interview is required for this course.

All you need to know about course dates and times

Throughout the year
2 Years
Course code AVPHAPF1MA

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