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Barbering - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) at Babington Business College - Training for today

Course description

These programmes are aimed at people intending to work, or already working, in barbers' shops or men's hairdressing salons. It emphasises the underlying principles and the practical skills required of barbers or men's hairdressers. As men become as style conscious as women, the demand for male grooming services is on the rise. Skilled barbers who can cut and style hair and trim beards are in demand all over the UK. Learners on barbering programmes will learn to give individual consultations and how to cut, trim, shape and shave facial hair. They will also give scalp massages, colour hair and have a good understanding of hygiene. At Advanced Apprenticeship Level learners will work towards four mandatory units plus a wide selection of optional units. Functional Skills - English and Mathematics.

Entry requirements

Level 2 Barbering qualification already achieved. Individuals should be working with a busy client base and be enthusiatic motivated reliable and willing to work hard. Good communication skills are essential and it is important to be understanding and show respect for others. Individuals will complete a basic skills assessment test and those who display results at entry 3 or below will be provided with IAG supporting their needs and referral to the skills for life team.

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Future opportunities

Progression: Owner of a barbers, Foundation degree, Managerial position.Learners will be provided with the opportunity to enter Training for today's annual hairdressing competition.

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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 August 2019
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    • Training For Today part of The Babington Group have 4 centres based within the North West at Prestwich, Bolton, Atherton and Warrington. We also have office space in Manchester City Centre.

      We source job vacancies across all of the North West and aim to place you within a 5 mile radius of your home.

      If you are unable to get to any of the locations, we can also offer alternative methods of enrolling, for example over the phone.