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Intermediate Apprenticeship in Hairdressing at Acacia Training & Development Ltd

Course description

Acacia Training also works with many salon supervisory staff who can train to become assessors and can observe you on a weekly basis at work during your planned training activities. Units for this qualification include:- Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety Give clients a positive impression of yourself and your organisation Advise and consult with clients Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp Change hair colour Style and finish hair Set and dress hair Cut hair using basic techniques

Course content

Anyone wishing to folow a career in hairdressing and learn the practical day-to-day skills required to become a stylist

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must be able to demonstrate your competence in a real working environment. You may already have some work experience in a salon.


This QCF Diploma is assessed in your own workplace and you will be allocated an Assessor who will visit you to carry out observations of your work and help you to identify relevant evidence of your competence in work.

Financial information

The Skills Funding Agency requires Acacia Training to choose Apprenticeship funding over any other form of funding where there is a choice. The Apprenticeship is now available for all ages (subject to eligibility) and is made up of a framework of the QCF, and Functional Skills in Maths and English at level 1. Workbooks are provided within the funding level.

To access this funding via Acacia Training, applicants must be working for or carrying out voluntary work under contract of employment with a local employer in the South West Region.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Acacia Training & Development Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: This is a technical qualification which can take up to 24 months to achieve as a component of an Apprenticeship. This course can be started at any time.
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  • Number of planned places: 100