Hairdressing Apprenticeship

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College Camborne - as required
Cornwall College Camborne - as required
Cornwall College St Austell - as required
Cornwall College St Austell - as required
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 Years
LEARNING AREA
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Work-based

Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Cornwall College hairdressing student in college training salon As a hairdresser your job is to make people look amazing! From cutting and colouring to styling and consulting with your clients, as an apprentice you will be learning how to do all of these things while at the same time building up a rapport with clients and showing off your lively personality.

The great thing about being an apprentice is that you will also be earning money at the same time! To ensure you gain all the skills needed for a career as a hairdresser, you will need to start your apprenticeship at Level 2. Not ready for Level 2 study? To keep ahead of the changing trends and fashions in hairdressing, you will need the drive and motivation to keep improving and updating your personal and technical skills.

This is a fast-paced and creative environment to work in, which requires excellent customer service, communication, organisation and timekeeping skills. Our courses have been developed with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current, but will set you apart in the workplace.

LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College Camborne - as required
Cornwall College Camborne - as required
Cornwall College St Austell - as required
Cornwall College St Austell - as required
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 Years
LEARNING AREA
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Work-based

What you will learn

During the course you will shampoo, condition and treat hair, change hair colour, style and finish hair, set and dress hair, cut hair using basic techniques, advise and consult with clients. You will also learn excellent industry level skills such as how to consult with a client, promote products and retail sales.

You will study one day a week in our industry-standard commercial salon which is open to the public, where you will learn techniques you can take back to your workplace and try out. You will spend the rest of the week in the workplace. You will also put together a portfolio of evidence to show that you are competent at the tasks you do every day, while receiving support from experienced Cornwall College tutors.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a minimum GCSEs at grades 4 – 9 in English and mathematics and have an employer willing to take you on as an apprentice.

Assessment

You will be assessed through either written assignments, point assessment or online multiple-choice questions, as well as a practical assessment on customers in our commercial salons that are open to the public.

Progression

On successful completion you can go into employment or continue on to our Level 3 advanced apprenticeship.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our Camborne campus?  View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


During the course you will shampoo, condition and treat hair, change hair colour, style and finish hair, set and dress hair, cut hair using basic techniques, advise and consult with clients. You will also learn excellent industry level skills such as how to consult with a client, promote products and retail sales.

You will study one day a week in our industry-standard commercial salon which is open to the public, where you will learn techniques you can take back to your workplace and try out. You will spend the rest of the week in the workplace. You will also put together a portfolio of evidence to show that you are competent at the tasks you do every day, while receiving support from experienced Cornwall College tutors.

You will need to have a minimum GCSEs at grades 4 – 9 in English and mathematics and have an employer willing to take you on as an apprentice.

You will be assessed through either written assignments, point assessment or online multiple-choice questions, as well as a practical assessment on customers in our commercial salons that are open to the public.

On successful completion you can go into employment or continue on to our Level 3 advanced apprenticeship.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our Camborne campus?  View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


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  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - As required
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  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now

  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now

  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now
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