Pre-Apprenticeship Level 2 Certificate / Study Programme


Study Programme & Traineeships (Pre-Apprenticeship)

Are you about to leave school or recently left and not quite ready to start work or an Apprenticeship?

Then come and find out more about Study Programme and what we have on offer!

The Study Programme can help you:

  • Prepare for an apprenticeship and work experience (salon placement)

  • Improve your English or Maths

  • Gain a vocational qualification

While you are on programme you may be eligible for: 

  • Support with a weekly bursary

  • Support with travel costs

  • Support with childcare costs

How long will it take to complete the programme?

  • It is estimated that you could complete this programme within 26 weeks (individual training plan)

So what can you expect if you are on a Study programme at Reflections?

  • An in depth introduction to Work experience

  • A vocational qualification

  • Functional Skills Maths or English

  • Personal & Social Development

  • Work Preparation – Employability skills

  • One to ones with your Tutor

  • Barbering Skills

  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Additional Support available

  • Support for other learning difficulties /disabilities

  • Confidence management

The Programme includes:

  • A personal makeover in preparing you for your salon/work experience

  • Confidence building activities such as: attending shows, organisation, planning and competition work

  • Attend barbering workshops

  • This programme will offer a good introduction to Barbering and gaining the basic skills and knowledge, inclusive of fun activities

  • Employability Skills: Maths and /or English, Functional Skills

  • The duration of the programme is an estimated 26 weeks on Study Programme & 6 months on a traineeship

    Progress to our Apprenticeship programme

VRQ Level 2 in Barbering

Here are the units that you will be required to complete in order to achieve your VRQ level 2. Some of the units are compulsory and others are optional and will be discussed at Induction.

Mandatory Units – all to be achieved

  • Working in the hair industry (4 credits)

  • Follow health and safety in the salon (3 credits)

  • Client consultation for hair services (3 credits)

  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp (3 credits)

Optional Units

  • Cut men’s hair (6 credits)

  • Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector (7 credits)

  • Promote products to clients in salon (3 credits)

  • Salon reception duties (3 credits)

  • Styling men’s hair (3 credits)

An excellent Introduction to the Barbering industry offering you work experience to provide you the opportunity to work with others and build your self confidence and creativity.

All this and more within 26 weeks! Kick start your Hairdressing career today with our Study Programme Pre-Apprenticeship.