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Apprenticeship, Level 3

Advanced & Creative Hair Professional

Advanced and Creative Hair Professionals are passionate, creative and driven individuals who work without supervision, to manage themselves and others when required. They work to high standards to provide a quality service to their customers, while they continuously develop their personal and professional skills. The Apprentice will take ownership of their work, accept responsibility and will work proactively, flexibly while aiming for excellence.

The work environment for Hair Professionals can be varied in size, style and ambiance.

Job Occupations: Creative Hair Stylist, Advanced Senior Stylist, Senior Hair Professional

Planned Duration: 18 months (Practical period: 15 months, End Point Assessment period: 3 months)

Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to work for a real employer, earn a real salary and gain a real qualification whilst gaining valuable workplace skills and experience. If you are aged 16 or above, are driven to succeed in a particular industry and are willing to commit yourself to training and study, then an Apprenticeship could be the right career move for you.

The apprentice will learn, work, earn and achieve a qualification all at the same time.

To achieve the apprenticeship they will complete the following:

  • An industry designed and recognised apprenticeship
  • End Point Assessment (Knowledge Test, Observation & Questioning and Professional Discussion)

The apprentice will work towards the following Functional Skills:

  • Mathematics up to Level 2
  • English up to Level 2

Learners who have already achieved GCSEs (A-C or equivalent) in Maths and English may be exempt from Functional Skills.

The apprenticeship is mainly work based, with one day per week in college. The apprentice may also be required to attend College for functional skills if needed.

Upon completion of the Apprenticeship, the Apprentice may progress into employment within the sector or complete further studies related to their area of work.

There are no formal entry requirements for an apprenticeship (unless an employer stipulates any themselves) however all potential apprentices will undertake a basic Maths and English assessment prior to enrolment.

Knowledge Test, Observation & Questioning and Professional Discussion

Where can it lead?

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