Level 2 Diploma (NVQ) in Hairdressing – Intermediate Apprenticeship

We specialise in Government Funded Apprenticeships in hairdressing and barbering qualifications. Meet your professional and career aspirations in the hairdressing industry through NHTA.

Length of Programme: 12-18 Months.

This apprenticeship framework is ideal for new hairdressers. It provides you with the opportunity to learn and implement the core basic skills needed in today’s hairdressing industry. The Apprenticeship consists of the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing along with Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths and English (if required) and Employments Rights and Responsibilities.

Benefits for individuals

  • Get on the career ladder in the hair industry
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Earn a wage whilst learning

Benefits for employers

  • Hairdressing apprentices who can support and aid your business model
  • Employees trained to your standards to build on your business’s future

The units in this qualification focus on the essential skills you as a learner need to develop as a hairdresser. The course will train you in shampooing and conditioning hair, styling, consultation, cutting and colouring as well as a range of challenging optional units to develop your skills further.

Progression

This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as:

  • Hairdressing Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship
  • Barbering Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

Additional Fees

Hairdressing kit is required for this apprenticeship

Qualification Overview

The apprentice will be able to demonstrate all hairdressing services whilst applying professional values, behaviours and communication skills.  Safe working practices associated with their role must be adhered to without supervision to a high level of precision with exceptional client care skills.

Knowledge

The apprentice will understand:

  • Industry codes of practice
  • Self-management
  • Personal presentation
  • Verbal communication
  • Client care
  • Health and safety
  • Legislation and practice
  • Legal and organisational requirements

Skills

The apprentice will be able to:

  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques
  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques.

The apprentice will choose one of the following optional units:

  • Perming hair, Hair relaxing
  • Hair extension services

Behaviours

  • Demonstrate professionalism and a passion for the industry
  • a positive attitude and team working
  • willingness to learn
  • meet organisational and industry standards of appearance
  • professional ethics
  • health and safety
  • legislation and practice
  • Legal and organisational requirements
  • Customer service

Course requirements

As well as our standard course requirements needed to complete all our apprenticeships and training programmes (please see our General Course Information), candidates need to complete the following:

Portfolio of Evidence

The following are acceptable forms of portfolio evidence and the most appropriate forms will be selected for each unit:

  • Observation
  • Products evidence
  • Witness testimony
  • Reflective accounts
  • Professional discussion
  • Projects & Assignments
  • Case studies

EPA – End Point Assessment

This is the final stage of the apprenticeship.

End Point Assessment – EPA of mandatory skills, knowledge and behaviours specified in the standard, this will be via practical assessment and oral questioning. The practical assessment and oral questioning will include professionalism, values, behaviours, communication, safe working practices and consultation skills.

This consists of a 6-hour practical observation based around the skills knowledge and behaviours the apprentice has perfected during the time on program. Based around 2 -3 models demonstrating skills of colouring, cutting, style and finish, consultation, ways of working and customer service.


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