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Hairdressing Apprenticeship Level 3

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    Part Time

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    12-18 Months

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    Spalding

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    September 2019

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Our Level 3 (Advanced) Hairdressing Apprenticeship is a nationally recognised course involving the use of advanced hairdressing techniques and training, offering you the opportunity to gain hands on industry experience.

During the Apprenticeship, you will improve your creative ability, which will assist you with employment in the hairdressing industry as a stylist, carrying out treatments including creative cutting, creative styling and creative colouring.

This course provides a nationally agreed Apprenticeship for a work based learning route into employment for the hairdressing industry

The course is based in the College’s Hair and Beauty Department which has three fully equipped hairdressing salons that are open to the public.

Our Level 3 (Advanced) Hairdressing Apprenticeship is a nationally recognised course involving the use of advanced hairdressing techniques and training, offering you the opportunity to gain hands on industry experience.

During the Apprenticeship, you will improve your creative ability, which will assist you with employment in the hairdressing industry as a stylist, carrying out treatments including creative cutting, creative styling and creative colouring.

This course provides a nationally agreed Apprenticeship for a work based learning route into employment for the hairdressing industry

The course is based in the College’s Hair and Beauty Department which has three fully equipped hairdressing salons that are open to the public.

What will I do?

During your Apprenticeship you will cover:

  • Promote hairdressing consultation services
  • Creatively style and dress hair
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques
  • Creatively colour and lighten hair
  • Specialist hair and scalp treatments
  • Develop and enhance your creative hairdressing skills

Personal development skills:

  • Customer care
  • Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Portfolio building and referencing
  • Individual and group work

The Apprenticeship framework consists of several elements, which have been identified by employers as an appropriate set of skills to operate in their chosen job role.

Maths - You will be required to have already achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE or equivalent.

English - You will be required to have already achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE or equivalent.

ICT -Level 2 is a requirement of these Apprenticeships unless an equivalent qualification has already been achieved.

ERR - Employee Rights and Responsibilities, which includes health and safety, equality and diversity as well as employment legislation.

PLTS - Personal Learning and Thinking Skills, which includes team working, creative thinking and reflective learning.

Vocational Element (Knowledge) - most Apprenticeship frameworks include off-the-job study for a technical certificate, which is usually done at College.

Vocational Element (Competence) - all Apprenticeships include on-the-job training and assessment leading to a competence based vocational qualification.

On some frameworks, the knowledge and competence elements are combined into one qualification.

In addition to your course, you may also study either Functional Skills or GCSE English and Maths, dependent on your current GCSE grade.

The entry qualifications for the Level 3 Hairdressing Apprenticeship are either an NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent. This should include English and Maths at Grade 3 (Old GSE Grade D) or Functional Skills Level 1 in English and Maths

All candidates will require an interview, and you will also need at least a GCSE grade 4 (Old GCSE grade C) or above in Maths and English.

Minimum of 90% Attendance, acceptable behaviour/attitude, ability to progress, ability to meet deadlines and satisfactory reports from all tutors and supervisors will be taken into consideration.

Proof of prior qualifications will be required.

The Hairdressing Apprenticeship will take you 12-18 months to complete. You will study at College for one day a week, and four days with your employer.

The minimum course attendance requirement set by the College is 90%

As an Apprentice, you will pay no course fees. However, your employer may have to pay towards your training as well as providing you with a wage (please see below).

For information regarding employer contributions and any further costs related to the Apprenticeship programme, please call our dedicated Apprenticeship team on 01205 365701 ext 3248

All Apprentices will receive a minimum wage of £3.90 per hour within their first year of training from their employer, although they can, and often do, pay more.

In the second and subsequent years of an Apprenticeship programme, the following applies:

Under 18s – the required national minimum wage of £4.35 per hour.

18–20 year olds - the required national minimum wage of £6.15 per hour.

21-24 year olds - the required national minimum wage of £7.70 per hour.

25 year olds and over – the required national minimum wage of £8.21 per hour.

If you are an employer and want to find out more information regarding employer contributions and any further costs related to the Apprenticeship programme, please call our dedicated Apprenticeship team on 01205 365701 ext. 3248

You will be continually assessed throughout the Hairdressing Apprenticeship. Areas of assessment will cover practical applications, written assignments/mood board preparation, online exams, oral questioning and portfolio evidence.

Employment opportunities in hairdressing salons, cruise liners, health farms, stage hairdressing or as a mobile hairdresser, salon owner or Higher Education.

Additional costs include purchasing a basic hairdressing equipment kit (£180) which will include everything needed for practical lessons.

A materials fee of £40 needs to be paid at induction.

Tunic overalls are compulsory, you will be provided with an order form during induction (£26)

Longhaired block head (£30 approx.)

A suitable textbook must be purchased to assist with the theoretical aspects of the course (£25.00 approx.)

You will need lever arch A4 folders, dividers, plastic wallets and general stationery.

There are a number of educational visits arranged which you are encouraged to attend at a minimal cost, usually around £25.00 each trip.

A number of short courses are also arranged for you on this course and often a small fee is charged (these are optional extras).

Due to participating in a competition, photoshoot and hair show you will be required to purchase/provide accessories, and outfits for these occasions.

How to Apply.

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If you live outside of the UK and would like to apply for this course, please complete the International Enquiry Form.

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