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Apprenticeships at Yorkshire Coast College
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  • Hairdressing Intermediate & Advanced Apprenticeships

Hairdressing Intermediate & Advanced Apprenticeships

This Apprenticeship is ideal for those working in, or wanting to develop a career in the hairdressing sector, building upon skills and experience. It is geared towards becoming a Stylist then potentially progressing into a Senior Stylist role.

Apprenticeship duration

12 to 24 months

What will I study?

Whilst studying an Apprenticeship you will work towards demonstrating your knowledge (at college) and competence (at work) in the following units:

Intermediate Apprenticeship units include:

  • Working in the hair industry
  • Following health and safety practice in the salon
  • Shampooing and conditioning the hair and scalp
  • Cutting women's hair
  • Colouring and lightening hair
  • Perming and neutralising hair

Advanced Apprenticeship units include:

  • Providing hairdressing consultation services
  • Creating a variety of looks using a combination of cutting techniques
  • Providing hair extension services
  • Providing colour correction services
  • Colouring hair using a variety of techniques
  • Ensuring your actions reduce risks to health and safety

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through observation, underpinning knowledge questions and the development of a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competence. There is also a requirement to complete the following elements:employee rights and responsibilities workbook and personal learning and thinking skills.

Entry requirements:

GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English. Vocational Assessment required.

What next?

On successful completion of an Advanced Apprenticeship you can progress on to Higher Education and study for a Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate in Hair and Beauty Management. You could then progress onto a Foundation Degree in Hairdressing such as Advanced Hair and Salon Management.

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