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Hair Professional

Working as a barber or hairdresser to provide hair cutting, styling and grooming services for men and women.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
Warning The funding band maximum for this apprenticeship will change to £7,000 from 01 January 2019
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • hair industry practices and principles
  • hair cutting and styling techniques for all hair types
  • using specialist hair grooming materials and tools
  • communication skills - including meeting and greeting, and building rapport
  • specialist barbering or hairdressing skills
  • health and safety requirements and legislation
Qualifications

None specified. Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
  • take the test for level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible for state registration with the Hair Council.

End Point Assessment
View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Training Qualifications UK 03333 583 344
VTCT 023 8068 4500
City and Guilds 0844 543 0000
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.