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HAIR PROFESSIONAL LEVEL 2

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About the course

There are two distinctly different job roles within this occupational profile: Hairdresser and Barber. Hairdressers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create variety of looks, and colour and lighten hair for ladies and men. Barbers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using barbering techniques, style and finish hair, cut facial hair into shape and provide shaving services for men. Hairdressers and barbers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair. They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.

Course Summary

Professionalism and values

Demonstrate professionalism and a passion for the industry; have a commitment to quality, a positive attitude and team working; work under pressure; observe time management and self-management; show a willingness to learn; complete services in a commercially viable time and to a high standard; meet organisational and industry standards of appearance; observe professional ethics

Behaviours and communication

Greet clients in a friendly manner; choose the most appropriate way of communicating with clients; be helpful and courteous at all times; adapt behaviour in response to each client; respond promptly to clients seeking assistance; establish client expectations and needs; explain clearly any reasons why the client’s needs or expectations cannot be met; willingly undertake wider salon duties, including reception duties where appropriate

Safe working practices

Maintain effective, hygienic and safe working methods; adhere to workplace, suppliers’ or manufacturers’ instructions for the safe use of equipment, materials and products; meet legal and organisational requirements; maintain the client’s modesty, privacy and comfort; minimise risks of cross-infection, injury or fatigue;  promote environmental and sustainable working practices; ensure personal hygiene and protection meets industry, organisational and local authority requirements; and correctly use Personal Protective Equipment.

Consultation 

Creatively assess the client’s requirements; examine the hair, skin and scalp; facial characteristics including face shape, skin tone, hair colour, lifestyle and suitability; conduct visual checks and any necessary tests on the hair, skin and scalp; advise clients on services or products; identify the client’s hair characteristics and hair classification; advise clients on hair maintenance and management

Responsibility:

  • Consultation

  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp

  • Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks

  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks

  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques

 

Optional Units:

  • Perming Hair

  • Hair relaxing techniques and treatments

  • Hair extension services

Entry Requirements

You do not require any qualifications prior to starting this course however, apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to take the tests for this level prior to taking the end-point assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3. A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL.

 

Duration

Typical duration of this course is 18 - 24 months. This does not include the EPA (End Point Assessment).

 

What qualifications will I gain?

You will gain a Level 2 Hair Professional accredited qualification.

 

Role Suitability

Junior Stylist, Stylist, Hairdresser or Barber.

 

How to apply

Please click here for our current vacancies list or contact Amy on amy@1st2achieve.co.uk.

 

WHY CHOOSE US?

WHY CHOOSE US?

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