Barbering Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
This framework provides a nationally agreed apprenticeship framework for a work based learning route into employment for the Barbering industry, using qualifications that combine both skills and knowledge. Apprenticeships are the traditional way for training barbers.
Learners will be encouraged and supported to achieve their qualification goals. They will be assisted to improve their skills, knowledge and understanding in their vocational area and supported to enhance their future employability and meet the business needs. By raising the employees’ skills and competencies to improve the service delivery and provide business benefit to the organisation in relation to bottom-line benefits including: turnover, efficiency, retention, motivation and better value for money.
|When Flexible start dates||Duration18 - 24 months depending on initial assessment|
|LevelLevel 2||AttendanceFull time employment with day release time|
Competence and Knowledge qualification:
– Level 2 (QCF) Diploma in Barbering
Functional Skills qualifications:
– Level 1 Functional Skill in English
– Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths
+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities
+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Junior Barber – Carrying out basic treatments including cutting, styling, drying and finishing.
There are no formal entry requirements, however Grades A-C in English and Maths would be an advantage. Entry onto this qualification is subject to initial interview and online assessment.
The purchase of both a KIT and a uniform will be compulsory prior to starting the programme. This can be used at work but will be required for classroom theory and practice sessions
One day a week is spent in Keighley College learning the theory and basis of application in a supportive learning environment.
For the rest of the week the apprentice will be in paid employment within a relevant establishment. The apprentice will be given the opportunity and support to practice and develop the newly acquired knowledge and skills.