Course length: 18 Months
About the course: This is an opportunity to gain advanced skills that will lead you to a career in the exciting world of Barbering. Being an Apprentice enables you to work hands on every day doing what you love. You will develop the skills to create different looks including clipper work, hair styling as well as English and Maths, client communication and much more.
Barbers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using barbering techniques, style and finish hair, cut facial hair into shape and provide shaving services for men. Hairdressers and barbers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair. They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.
WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?
You can gain employment from your Barber shop and work as a junior barber.
You will be required to purchase a standard kit. The cost is around £75. Also, £10 for folder and Reflections Barbering T-shirt
You will need an interview for this course – Interviews take place at the Training Academy Monday – Friday all year round. You will meet with our Recruitment team for around 1 ½ hours, we will cover all aspects of the course and if you already have a shop to work in then you can continue working there.
More information can be found here: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/hair-professional/