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Apprenticeship in Hair Professional at The Link Training Academy

Course description

About this level

Level 2 is ideal if you already have  completed a level 1 in school or a full time program at level 1 or you are really passionate abour Hairdressing or Barbering qualification and want to become a Stylist.

There are two qualifications we offer at this level:

  • Level 2 Diploma Hairdressing route 1
  • Level 2 Diploma Barbering route 2


Course content

Depending on the qualification you choose, you complete four or more mandatory units and a number of optional units from a range. Mandatory units include:

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Provide hairdressing consultation services
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques.

Optional units include:

  • Colour hair using a variety of techniques
  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities

Entry requirements

Must be passionate about hairdressing or barbering and have good communication and presentation skills.


Initial assessment will take place with an invitation to spend the day with us and our learners.


following on from this you will be invited to discuss what you expect from your employment and look for appropriate salons for you to work in.


Once employment is secured, you will start your apprenticeship.

Financial information

The course is fully funded by EFSA.

Learners will require a uniform and a kit

Future opportunities

At the end of your course you will be able to work as a junior stylist in a salon, you will also have the option to progress on to your level 3 in either hairdressing or barbering. From there you could move on in to a variety of job opportunities or even start your business.

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: 17 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 24 months
  • Course code: 60313237
  • Web url:
  • Number of planned places: 25

Contact details


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    • Based in Huddersfield town centre,  a fully functional salon  from Wednesdays  through to Saturdays, The Link Training academy, with full use of the salon over two floors with a classroom area  for all theory work and a canteen for breaks and lunch. The location gives a large client base for the training salon, and working in a proffesional salon as a stylists gives students the best possible experience for when they qualify and go to work in a commercal salon.