Course Overview

Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to learn and train in your chosen career as well as earning a regular pay packet. You will be given first-hand experience and learn the majority of the skills needed on the job, whilst also completing off-the-job training.

This apprenticeship trains you in the basics of hairdressing and you will meet new people and build up regular clients. As a hairdressing apprentice, you will work as a salon junior, assisting senior staff while training as a junior stylist. Being a hairdresser is a rewarding and enjoyable career, helping people feel their best and offering the chance to channel your creative flair.


Course Structure

Typical tasks:

  • Booking appointments
  • Shampooing
  • Conditioning
  • Drying and styling hair
  • Mixing and applying hair colouring.

You will be required to study on a day release basis.

Entry Requirements

Level 2: GCSE Mathematics and English at a minimum of Grade C/4 or Entry 3 on the Literacy and Numeracy BKSB screening.

Level 3: GCSE Mathematics and English at a minimum of Grade C/4 or Level 1 on the Literacy and Numeracy BKSB screening.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at Grade A*-C in these subjects when you commence your course.

How Will I Learn?

You will learn on the job at your work placement and off the job at College.

Skills You Will Develop

You will learn all aspects of hairdressing to enable you to be a junior stylist in a salon.

Things You May Need

A kit, uniform and Hairdressing text book.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Tel: 01274 433043
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 433246.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 438999
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our FE Registry team.
Tel: 01274 433172
Email: [email protected].