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Apprenticeship in Ladies Hairdressing at Alan d Education

Course description

For 16 and over who are employed in a hairdressing salon within M25 or live within M25 area. NVQ level 2 course of 18 weeks. Attendance is for one whole week in every five weeks. This Apprenticeship covers all the basics of hairdressing. As a Hairdressing apprentice, you’ll work as a salon junior, assisting senior staff while training as a junior stylist. Duties are likely to include booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, drying and styling hair, and mixing and applying hair colouring. You’ll study hairdressing topics such as hair and skin testing, the effects of chemicals on hair and skin, and the principles of hair colour selection – there’s also the option to learn about promoting products, perming, or relaxing different types of hair. On this Apprenticeship you’ll spend a lot of time on your feet, and it’s important that you look smart (and have an even better hairstyle). Good communication plays a role, too – you’ll need to understand exactly what your customer wants in order to make them happy.

Entry requirements

GCSE pass (A - G) in Maths & English preferred but not essential.

Future opportunities

n/aThe course offers you a specialist work-based qualification (NVQ) to support a career in hairdressing. With further training and experience, you could go onto working as a senior hair stylist or with the relevant business knowledge you could also set up your own hairdressing salon. The course is work based which means you can earn and learn at the same time whilst developing the skills, understanding and knowledge that employers in the hair and beauty industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Alan d Education directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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