Hair Professional Apprenticeship

Level: 2
Qualification: Apprenticeship
Course Length: 24 months

British hairdressing is considered the best in the world, and apprenticeships are a great way to learn the skills needed to join this ever-growing industry. Each apprentice will primarily learn and develop a set of core skills and knowledge before going on to complete their apprenticeship in their chosen career path. On completion of this qualification, the apprentice will be a fully qualified hairdresser, however should the learner wish to progress, they can further their skills and even develop salon management skills through completing the level 3 apprenticeship standard.

Achievement of the Standard makes the apprentice eligible for State Registration with the Hair Council.

Career Paths: Stylist, senior stylist, self-employed, tutor, salon owner, professional stylist/fashion hairdresser


Our hairdressing courses are delivered in the following locations:

Bespoke Hairdressing Training Academy Redcar
Dare Hair Salon Apprenticeships Ltd 1 Waltham Abbey
Exceed Training Company Bradford
Industry Hair & Beauty Academy Lowestoft
James Core Ltd Workington
Lincoln Hairdressing Academy Lincoln
Anglian Academy of Hair (AAH) Norwich
The John Oliver Academy Norwich
Fusion Hair Consultants Gorleston
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques
  • Professionalism and values
  • Behaviours and communication
  • Safe working practices
  • Consultation

Optional (choose one)

  • Perming hair
  • Hair relaxing treatments and techniques
  • Hair extension services

Click here to view the full apprenticeship standard.


All our apprenticeships are delivered through blended learning techniques. This means there will be a mixture of self-studying, theory delivered by your tutor either online or in person, as well as weekly practical lessons in one of our training centres. Our e-portfolio software allows you to access your work and view your progress at any time, from any device.

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