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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Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professional (Barbering)

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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NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in hairdressing is designed to provide you with knowledge, understanding and skills to work on hair combining a variety of different technical skills.

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Beauty Therapy Apprenticeships

This qualification prepares you to work in industry, therefore, assessments require you to work on paying clients in-line with commercial service times. You will be able to join professional associations and gain insurance to work.

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy - General Route

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ/Diploma in Beauty Therapy General is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as a Beauty Therapist.

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NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy - Massage Route

The VTCT Level 3 NVQ/Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage that will confirm your competence in the role as a Beauty Massage Therapist.

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