Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship

Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship

Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship

Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship

Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship


Course Overview

Institute of Apprenticeships Reference Number: ST0214

This apprenticeship is designed to aid apprentices in becoming outstanding stylists by attending an individualised learning programme, incorporating remote learning and bespoke training programmes. 

This course is based on an 18-month duration. Evidence from previous work (if applicable) may contribute to the qualification. This apprenticeship is delivered through day-release and workplace experience and will provide you with the essential skills you need to become a practising hairdresser. You will develop your creative skills in cutting, colouring, colour correction, consulting and perming to become an outstanding stylist in a salon.

Course Content

As part of this apprenticeship, you will be trained in the following areas:

An Advanced and Creative Hair Professional:

  • Demonstrates professionalism by maintaining confidentiality and discretion.
  • Researches fashion-forward trends, using the results to create, plan and promote a collection of hairstyle looks that reflect their individuality.
  • Analyses the factors that influence the design and creation of the collection of hairstyle looks, including the target audience.
  • Designs a range of looks to create a fashion-forward collection of hairstyle looks.
  • Maintains effective and safe methods of working.
  • Uses and adapts a range of sectioning and cutting guidelines, creative and precision techniques and technical skills to create and enhance the collection of hairstyle looks.
  • Carries out precision and personalised cutting tailored to individual client characteristics.
  • Formulates imaginative creative advanced colour conversion services to change the depth and tone of the hair.
  • Uses a range of creative finishing and dressing techniques, advanced creative colouring techniques to enhance the collection of hairstyle presents, showcases and promotes their skills through their collection of hairstyle looks via various media types and platforms.
  • Provides a smoothing strengthening service to clients.
  • Carries out in-depth consultation and complex analysis of the hair.
  • Uses and applies the products, tools and equipment, per legal requirements, manufacturers' instructions and salon policy.
  • Provides advice on future services and products and evaluates the results of the service to improve further practice.

Entry Requirement

  • Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and maths. 
  • A relevant Level 2 Hairdressing qualification.
  • You will need to be employed, or find employment, within the hair and barbering sector. 

Where does this course lead to

Upon completion of this apprenticeship, you can go into full time employment as a Hairdresser.

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Course Outline

Course Code: NP13

Study Mode: Apprenticeship

Location: Basingstoke

Duration: 2 Years

Start Date: TBC.

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