Apprenticeships are recognised as a way into the hair and beauty industry..

The new Hair Professional qualifications have been designed by employers to ensure the right knowledge and skills are being covered to gain employment.

Beauty Therapy apprenticeships currently still include an NVQ qualification. However new standards for beauty therapy will be finalised very soon and join the Professional Apprenticeships similar to hair and barbering.

Why become an Apprentice?

An apprenticeship will give you:

  • A nationally recognised qualification
  • Real training in a working environment
  • A wage whilst you progress through your apprenticeship
  • Enhanced career opportunities

Hairdressing Apprenticeships

The new Hair Professional qualifications have been designed by employers to ensure the right knowledge and skills are being covered to gain employment.

Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professional (Hair)

The Academy is able to offer a Level 2 Diploma for Hairdressing Apprentices.

This is a day release programme which lasts up to 24 months.

You will be at The Academy for one day a week and the rest of the week working in a salon.

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