On completion of this qualification you will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair
using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create a variety of looks, and colour and
lighten hair for ladies and men. You will be able to work with all hair types ranging from
straight hair to very curly, wiry hair. You will also be able to carry out consultations with clients,
demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working
practices associated with your role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of
precision, with exceptional client care skills.
Mandatory units include:
UHB196- Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
UHB197- Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
UHB198- Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
UHB199- Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques
Optional units include:
UHB204 Perming hair
UHB205 Hair relaxing treatments and techniques
UHB206 Hair extension services
The apprenticeship consists of a minimum 30 hours a week. This includes 1 day a week at college. The rest will take place in the salon that you have chosen to do your apprenticeship in. You will be working full time in the salon learning about the hairdressing trade and all the practical skills that come along with it.
At college you will be learning a mixture of theory and practical and will be working with real clients throughout the course.
The End-point Assessment is carried out by an Apprenticeship Assessor who assesses the your skills, knowledge and behaviours through practical observations and oral questions.
This takes 6 hours maximum excluding breaks and is all completed in one day.
Must be passionate about hairdressing or barbering and have good communication and presentation skills.
At the end of your course you will be able to work as a junior/graduate 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 own business.