Hairdressing Apprenticeships at Reflections Training Academy

OUR HIGHLY POPULAR HAIRDRESSING COURSES WILL GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE YOU NEED TO WORK TOWARDS BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL HAIRDRESSER

Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Level 3

Awarding Body: City & Guilds

Course Length: 14 months

We strongly encourage progression to advanced qualifications.

ABOUT THE COURSE

This is an opportunity to gain advanced skills that will further develop your career in Hairdressing. Being an Apprentice enables you to work hands-on, every day doing what you love. You will be able to provide a quality service and be able to work to the highest industry standards developing personal and professional skills. Additionally, creating a portfolio of personal work demonstrating techniques in creative colour conversion and precision cuts. You will also learn English, Maths, client communication and much more. You will need a NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing to apply.

AS A LEARNER ON THIS COURSE YOU WILL BECOME SOMEONE WHO: 

  • researches fashion forward trends, using the results to create, plan and promote a collection of hairstyle looks that reflects their own individuality

  • analyses the factors that influence the design and creation of the collection of hairstyle looks, including the target audience

  • designs a range of looks to create a fashion forward collection of hairstyle looks

  • uses and adapts a range of sectioning and cutting guidelines, creative and precision techniques and technical skills to create and enhance the collection of hairstyle looks

  • carries out precision and personalised cutting tailored to individual client characteristics

  • formulates imaginative creative advanced colour conversion services to change the depth and tone of the hair

  • uses a range of creative finishing and dressing techniques, advanced creative colouring techniques to enhance the collection of hairstyle looks

  • presents, showcases and promotes their skills though their collection of hairstyle looks via a variety of media types and platforms

  • provides a smoothing strengthening service to clients

  • carries out in-depth consultation and complex analysis of the hair

  • provides advice on future services and products

evaluates the results of the service to improve further practice

English and Maths

The apprentice must achieve level 2 English and maths prior to taking their end-point assessment. For those with an education health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? 

Next steps for anyone who has achieved the Hair Professional Standard and wanting to further their creative skills. You will need a keen interest in the Hairdressing industry and be committed and motivated to progress and succeed.

HOW IS THIS COURSE DELIVERED?

During the course Learners will create and collect a portfolio of evidence for assessment. The End Point Assessment will consist of written, oral and observational practice evidence.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

Options for your career include applying to: work on cruise ships, session stylist, Film and TV work, being part of a creative art team, catwalk hair, work with big brands such as Wella, L’Oreal as ambassadors or educators etc. or continue working in a salon or self employment.

ADDITIONAL COST

You will be required to purchase a standard kit. The cost is around £75. The information will be given to you on our pre-inductions which take place every Thursday, once you join the Academy, to prepare you ready to start your training.

INTERVIEW

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 salon to work in then you can continue working there. If you need help to find another salon to do your Level 3 qualification then we are here to help.