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Hairdressing Intermediate Apprenticeship at Francesco Group Academy

Course description

Training for all Apprentices will be work-based in a commercial salon, where they will work as part of the salon team, combined with training sessions at Francesco Group’s Academy. Apprentices will complete an NVQ in Hairdressing at Level 2, Functional Skills at Level 1 in English and Maths, accompanied by an ‘Employment Rights and Responsibilities’ module. Alongside this, personal learning and thinking skills will also be developed. The City and Guilds NVQ in Hairdressing covers a range of practical skills and relevant theoretical knowledge to prepare Apprentices for entry into the hairdressing industry. Practical work-experience will be an essential part of this course with optional monthly visits to Francesco Group’s Training Academy.

Course content

To provide basic hairdressing skills in: Cutting Techniques, Colouring Hair, Perming, Blowdrying/Setting, Client care and consultation, Team Working, Record Keeping.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs Grade C or above in English Language and Maths, alongside a design related subject. Evidence of appropriate work experience in a salon environment. An Apprenticeship will be offered following an interview.


During the course students will collect a portfolio of evidence for assessment. This will consist of written, oral and observational practice evidence.

Future opportunities

Advanced Apprenticeship / NVQ Level 3 in Hairdressing NVQ Level 4 in Hairdressing Management Assessor Awards Teacher Training.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Francesco Group Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 September 2015
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  • Start date: Throughout the year