Hairdressing and Barbering

There are so many exciting career opportunities within the Hairdressing and Barbering industry at the moment; whether you want to run your own barbershop or salon, work on a cruise ship or progress into the world of fashion, our state-of-the-art training facilities will provide you with the necessary experience to achieve your career goals.

Our industry experts have put their years of experience into developing our prestigious programmes, where you will gain practical experience at our state-of-the-art training academy, using salon standard facilities to develop your hand skills.

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Programmes Available Include

Qualification Level 2 Level 3
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Your Programme will Include

  • Giving relaxing scalp massages
  • Colouring, cutting, setting and styling techniques for all hair types
  • Clipper work, fading, styling and facial hair shaping
  • Development of your creativity
  • Providing quality customer service
  • Safe working practices
  • Use of a variety of It applications
  • Hair industry principles
  • Communication skills – including meeting, greeting and building rapport
  • How to use specialist hair grooming materials and tools

Roles in this Sector Include

  • Hairdresser
  • Barber
  • Image Consultant
  • Colour Technician
  • Trichologist
  • Salon Owner
  • Style Director
  • Junior Stylist
  • Senior Stylist
  • Cruise Ship Stylist
  • Fashion Industry Stylist

About Us

Skills Group has over 20 years’ experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country's largest independent training providers, one of very few to be recognised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, and in the top 5% nationally for our apprentice success rates.


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