An apprenticeship in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy provides you with the best possible training to develop skills that are in high demand. You will have a full-time job and earn a wage working in your field of interest. You will also attend the College, to gain a nationally recognised qualification and essential competencies.
Apprenticeships allow you to take the first steps into your hairdressing or beauty therapy career, or if you’re already employed in the industry and want to advance your skills, you can undertake an Apprenticeship with the support of your employer to enhance your skills.
An Apprenticeship in Hairdressing will develop your employability skills and give you valuable experience of a variety of routine hairdressing related activities. You will be working in a salon environment where your duties could encompass many areas of hairdressing such as communicating with colleagues and clients, dealing with customer enquiries, carrying out numerous practical hairdressing tasks etc. Your exact duties will depend upon your employer.
As a Beauty Therapy Apprentice you will work in a salon environment assisting senior therapists with treatments. You will be customer-focussed so you need to be caring, approachable and have good listening skills. The world of beauty therapy is about improving people’s well-being by making them look and feel better about themselves. If this sounds like you then an Apprenticeship could be the right career path for you.