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Advanced Apprenticeship in Hairdressing at Interserve Learning & Employment Birmingham

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This is a vocational, work-based course which allows you to earn while you learn. It is ideal if you want to gain valuable work experience and training within a hairdressing environment and gain a nationally recognised qualification.

The Hairdressing Apprenticeship is made up of three key elements:

A National Vocational Qualification (NVQ), a Technical Certificate and Key Skills.

The course content covers the following subject areas:

Shampooing and conditioning
Blow drying
Assisting with colouring
Reception duties
Consultations with clients
Selling hair care products.

Entry requirements

An NVQ2 or equivalent is Hairdressing is required to begin this programme along with experience in a hair salon. It is essential that you can demonstrate the ability to achieve Level2 Application of Number and Communications as this is a compulsory part of the framework. GCSEgrades A-Cin Maths and English Language or equivalent are advantageous as evidence of this will exempt you from sitting the key skills tests.


This is a full-time, permanent work-based Apprenticeship in Hairdressing. You enjoy on-the-job training towards nationally recognised qualifications at Levels 2 and 3, guided by our professional assessors who provide one-to-one support and advice throughout your programme.

Financial information

This apprenticeship is fully funded by the government providing you are employed as an apprentice and working for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Future opportunities

After completing your Advanced Apprenticeship, you may wish to progress onto a Higher Apprenticeship or Salon Management course.

Further information

You will be given a maximum of 17 months in order to complete this programme.

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: 20 May 2014
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