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Hairdressing at University Academy Holbeach

Course description

Your career doesn't have to stop at the Advanced Apprenticeship, if you want to go on to University you will find many institutes of Higher Education value your skills and knowledge and will happily offer you a place on a Foundation Degree or other higher level qualifications.

This Apprenticeship covers all the basics of hairdressing. As ahairdressing apprentice you will work as a salon junior assisting senior staff.

Whilst working as a junior stylistduties are likely to include booking appointments, shampooing and conditioning and as you develop you will progress to mixing and applying hair coloring, drying andstyling hair, and will then progress to cutting techniques. The hairdressing industry is constantly evolving with the changes in fashion trends and the development of new products,techniques and technology.

The hairdressing sector is currently the largest employing occupation in the personal services sector with 43,000 businesses turning over £5.2 billion. They employ a workforce of 230,000 with 500 million client visits per year. Hairdressing is a traditionally female-dominated industry, with the sector characterised by female full-time and part-time employees. Nevertheless, in the last 10 years an increase in male employees can be seen.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact University Academy Holbeach directly.

Last updated date: 19 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September