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Hairdressing Apprenticeship Level 2 (HAB1) at Barnsley College

Course description

This apprenticeship gives you the knowledge and practical experience to start your career as a hairdresser.

Course content

Course themes:

• Style and finish hair

• Set and dress hair

• Cut hair using basic techniques

• Colour and lighten hair

• Advise and consult with clients

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs at grade A* to C including maths plus GCSE English grade 3 or above PLUS secured employment in hairdressing


You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in College and in your place of work.

Financial information

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare.

For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Future opportunities

Upon completion you could progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Hairdressing or Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Barbering or apply for job roles including junior stylist.

Further information

Information Team

We have a dedicated team available to provide information on all of our courses and to help you to make the right choices about your future. The team are based at the Old Mill Lane site.

Drop in: Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: 01226 216 123


Our Information Advisers visit schools and provide impartial information about training and education options for school leavers.

They can help with: • Applying for courses • Arranging taster days and visits to College • Information about course requirements

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 October 2017
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