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Hair, beauty and holistics - Apprenticeship in Barbering level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

With men taking as much care in their appearances as women these days, there is more demand for skilled barbers.

Course content

If you are interested in styling the hair of men and boys, this Apprenticeship is for you. You will learn to:

  • advise and consult,
  • shampoo and condition hair,
  • cut using basic barbering techniques,
  • cut facial hair to a shape,
  • dry and finish men’s hair.

You must have an employer who will support you through your Apprenticeship and allow you time off work to attend college. Many people find their own job or are already employed but if not, college staff can help you find employment.

The Apprenticeship will include:

Intermediate Apprenticeship

  • Knowledge based qualification - level 2,
  • Competence based qualification - level 2,
  • English - level 1,
  • maths - level 1,
  • Employee rights and responsibilities,
  • Personal learning and thinking skills.

Advanced Apprenticeship

  • Knowledge based qualification - level 3,
  • Competence based qualification - level 3,
  • English - level 2,
  • maths - level 2,
  • Employee rights and responsibilities,
  • Personal learning and thinking skills.

Entry requirements

Intermediate Apprenticeship (level 2)

  • An initial assessment indicating that you are working at level 1 and you are able to  achieve level 1 within one year,
  • you must like working with people and demonstrate the potential to develop good communication skills,
  • you should demonstrate an interest or knowledge of working in the vocational area and wish to take up a career in a relevant industry.

Advanced Apprenticeship (level 3)

  • An appropriate level 2 Apprenticeship, or
  • GCSE grade A*-C in English language,
  • experience of working in a hairdressing role,
  • good communication skills, and
  • you should demonstrate an interest or knowledge of working in the vocational area and wish to take up a career in a relevant industry.

Assessment

At college and in the workplace. You may need to take exams.

Further information

Contact the college, tel: 01484 437070 or email: info@kirkleescollege.ac.uk

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: 30 November 2017
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    • The Huddersfield Centre opened in September 2013 and is fitted with state of the art equipment.
       
      The new centre offers:
       
      Nine floors of classrooms and workshops, gym, training restaurants, hair and beauty salons, mock air cabin simulator, student services, ATM machines, free wi-fi and much more.