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New for May 2017: Due to popular demand we are pleased to be able to offer Level 2 Barbering.
Male grooming is now a multi billion pound worldwide industry, this is reflected both in the number of new barber shops opening up and the number of hairdressing salons now offering traditional barbering services to their clients.
Your expected starting salary (once qualified) £12,000 - £16,000
- Learning while you are employed full time
- A level 2 Diploma or Certificate in Barbering, Level 2 Certificate in Barbering Knowledge and Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English
- A programme lasting a minimum of 1 year (366 days) with the option to extend to suit your own learning pace
You will cover seven mandatory unit plus a choice of two optional units to complete your QCF (NVQ).
- Work effectively in your barbering team
Advise and consult with clients
Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
Cut men’s hair using basic techniques
Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
Dry and finish men’s hair
Create basic outlines and detailing in hairExamples of optional units:
- Perm and neutralise hair
- Fulfil salon reception duties
- Assist with shaving services
- Colour and lighten men's hair
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Options and pay
The apprenticeship in barbering is usually full time employed within a barbering salon.
Will I get paid?
Employed apprentices will be paid a minimum rate of £3.50 per hour (often more). Apprenticeship wage accurate as of 1st April 2017.
Anything else I need to know?
Your Barbering apprenticeship is enhanced by two 'excellence in barbering skills' day courses at no extra charge.*
Employers wanting to take on a barbering apprentice must have suitable barbering resources and a professional barber's environment and equipment, including barber's chair to undertake this qualification.
Heart of England Training also offer a wide range of 'Every learner matters' sessions, trips and workshops to support your needs.
Heart of England Training Ltd is committed to the elimination of both direct and indirect discrimination and continuously seeks to actively implement positive policies to promote equality of opportunity.
If you have any questions about Barbering, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org