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Hair and Barbering Professional Apprenticeship Standard Level 2

  • Course Type: Apprenticeship

What can this course lead to?

As a fully competent Hair Professional you can progress to a Senior Hairdresser or Senior Barber role and further your training with the Hair Professional Apprenticeship Level 3

Who is it for?

Take your first steps to becoming a Hairdresser or Barber. You will learn how 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 may also use barbering techniques and provide shaving services for men.

You will be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair; carry out consultations with clients; and demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with your role.

What is covered?

Skills & Knowledge:

Route 1: Hairdressing Skills

Route 2: Barbering Skills

Mandatory core skills & knowledge for hairdressing & barbering:

  • Professionalism and Values
  • Behaviours and Communication
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Consultation

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Individual employers set their own entry requirements. GCSE grade 4/C in English and maths is desirable but lower attainment will be considered.

Our apprenticeship team can be contacted at or 01780 484390 should you have any further questions.

Start date: 31/08/2024

Course Code



24 Months


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