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Hairdressing Professional (L2) Apprenticeship Standard

Cambridge Regional College
Course summary
Professional Training
2 Year(s)
Part time
Professional Training
Course Dates
Cambridge
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Cambridge
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Cambridge
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Huntingdon
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Course description

The new Hair Professional Standard Level 2 has been developed based on learner and employer needs and has been designed by employers for learners wishing to gain an apprenticeship within the Hair Professional arena.

Apprentices work towards achieving a Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals and will gain knowledge and skills in the following topics:

• Professionalism & Values
• Behaviours & Communication
• Safe Working Practices
• Client Consultation

As well as industry-specific hairdressing skills & knowledge:

• Shampoo, condition and treat hair and scalp
• Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
• Style and finish hair
• Colour and lighten hair
• Plaiting and twisting
• Hair extension services

Apprentices will learn about the importance of behaviours and attitudes expected of hairdressers towards clients and colleagues and be able to demonstrate them.

This course is available at both the Cambridge and Huntingdon campuses.

Suitability - Who should attend?

There are three stages of assessment:

1. On-programme stage - observations and online knowledge exams
2. Gateway stage - successful completion of qualification units, values and behaviours, functional skills and training hours
3. End-point assessment. External examiner observation of performance - practical assessment on clients and oral questioning/professional discussion

This qualification is delivered at college for 1 day per week and reinforced in the workplace. This will develop the skills set, knowledge-based elements of the Apprenticeship, Values and Behaviours, Functional Skills and meet the 20% off the job training.

Functional skills is delivered and assessed in block weeks at college, with flexibility, relating to the service industry sector.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Level: 2

Training Course Content

Apprentices work towards achieving a Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals and will gain knowledge and skills in the following topics:

  • Professionalism & Values
  • Behaviours & Communication
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Client Consultation

As well as industry-specific hairdressing skills & knowledge:

  • Shampoo, condition and treat hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Style and finish hair
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Plaiting and twisting
  • Hair extension services

Continuing Studies

Suitable Job Roles - trainee hairdresser with progression opportunities from junior level to senior hairdresser/barber, and then opening up opportunities as salon manager or salon owner.

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...


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Cambridge Regional College

Kings Hedges Road
CB4 2QT Cambridge Cambridgeshire

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