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Hairdressing Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at Exeter College

Course description

This course is for those wishing to learn the skills necessary to work within the hairdressing industry. An Intermediate Apprenticeship is a two year programme, attending college for one day per week in term time.

Course content

You will:

  • Develop a range of colouring techniques
  • Learn a variety of hair cutting techniques
  • Develop hair styling and dressing skills
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Maintain safe working practices whilst working within the salon environment
  • Carry out consultation services

Entry requirements

For the Intermediate Apprenticeship you need four GCSEs at Grade D or above (including Maths and English) and you will need to complete an initial assessment at college as part of the application process. You need to be passionate about a career in hairdressing and be employed in the industry.


You will also be visited and assessed in your workplace.

Financial information

You will need a personal kit and uniform. You are responsible for providing your own working resources. (approximate cost £350).

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship you can progress onto the Advanced Apprenticeship to build on your basic skills. Alternatively, you can move straight into a full-time career in the industry. There are many different opportunities for you to work in different sectors such as theatre or television.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Exeter College directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016
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