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Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Delivery Mode   Work-based
Duration   2 Years
Course Code   10044-CAM-00,10044-CAM,10450-STA,10450-STA-00


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Apprenticeship
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   As required


Course Type   Apprenticeship
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   As required


Course Type   Apprenticeship
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required


Course Type   Apprenticeship
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required

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.

  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 or online multiple choice questions, as well as 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.

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Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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Wendy Rowe

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After having a relexology treatment herself, Wendy found it fascinating and decided to study our reflexology diploma. Now she has her own therapy business in Cornwall.

"I find my work very rewarding and I'm keen to learn even more about reflexology. My tutor at the college was amazing and so knowledgeable and was able to teach the subject in an easy to understand manner. I found the practical aspect so interesting and really enjoyed learning about foot reading too."

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