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Apprenticeship in Hair and Beauty at The King John School

Course description

The King John School has a successful Hair and Beauty department, with a reputation for excellence. We offer a high quality training and assessment programme for both Hair and Beauty apprentices. Your in-house tutor will also assess your performance and regularly visit your place of work, building a strong link with your employer.

What courses do we offer?

NVQ Level 2 & Level 3

What skills do you learn as a Hairdressing apprentice?

Apprentices on the hairdressing course will learn all the necessary skills for a career as a hairdresser, including washing, cutting, styling and colouring hair, dealing with clients, and health and safety training. Optional units teach salon reception duties, promoting additional services and products to clients, plaiting and perming hair and attaching hair extensions.

What skills do you learn as a Beauty apprentice?

Beauty apprentices will learn all the basic skills required for a career as a beautician, such as manicuring, pedicuring, waxing, giving facial skin treatments, enhancing eyebrows and lashes, and dealing with clients. Optional units train you in salon reception duties, ear piercing, make-up services, threading services and assisting with spa treatments. Employment You will spend 4 days in the workplace and 1 day in college. The minimum apprentice wage is £2.60 per hour, which equates to approximately £96.20 per week and is paid by the employer.

Entry requirements

A minimum of two grade D GCSEs. Entry is subject to an in-house test and interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The King John School directly.

Last updated date: 08 August 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September