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Barbering Apprenticeship 3RD BROTHER LIMITED

3rd Brother is recruiting a Barbering Apprentice to join their successful team based in Romiley, Stockport. Apprentices will receive training in all aspects of barbering and become a fully qualified barber in a vibrant and successful shop.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Tuesday to Saturday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Greeting clients 
  • Assisting barbers on the shop floor 
  • Making refreshments 
  • Off the job training from the salon
  • Keeping the store presentable and tidy 
  • Booking appointments
  • Client consultation
  • Building a client base

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Qualification to be achieved:

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing/Barbering).
  • Functional Skills in English to level 1/Level 2 where appropriate and applicable.
  • Functional Skills in mathematics to level 1/Level 2 where appropriate and applicable.

Curriculum Delivery:

  • Delivered in our state-of-the-art academy based in Manchester city centre one day per week, alongside in-salon training supported by a dedicated trainer/workplace mentor.

Training on:

  • Consultation.
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp.
  • Cutting hair using barbering techniques to create a variety of looks.
  • Style and finish men’s hair.
  • Cut facial hair into shape.
  • Provide shaving services.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Develop a column of clients in a professional barbershop, increasing earnings potential. 
  • Promotion to Senior Baber/Director Barber level. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and mathematics (Grade Pass A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

You're passionate about barbering. You're able to commute to your location of work. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

The 3rd Brother Story On the 14th December 2020, the 3rd Brother Barber Shop was born. Dylan, the owner, had dreamt of opening his own Barber Shop since being a kid. Now, alongside Ray and apprentice Brad, 3rd Brother is up and running with many extremely happy and loyal clients. Our main focus is to make our clients feel welcome, have a good laugh and leave the shop with a boost of confidence with their new trim. We are based in the heart of Romiley Village, Stockport where the community have welcomed us with the most amazing support. There are already big plans for the business and we are so excited for what the future holds for 3rd Brother.




25 The Precinct




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Training provider



Martin Harkness

0161 820 2015

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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