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You will receive training away from the salon attending one day a week off site at our training providers salon where you will experience high quality training and learning from our well-established hair and barbering industry experts who help you achieve your goals and the barbering apprenticeship. You will also have excellent in salon training.

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Closing date: 09 Dec 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, 9am to 5pm, may be required to work at least one late evening per week.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is a fantastic opportunity to earn, learn, and achieve the professional barbering apprenticeship. If you have ambition, are able to see your potential in the barbering industry, have the desire to be a cut above the rest and receive great education and training, and apply now.

Barbering is all about making people look and feel great.  The greatest barbers understand their clients’ needs and have knowledge of new   products, the latest tools of the industry and most importantly key trends.

The barbering industry in continuously evolving with constant changes in fashion and the development of products, ground-breaking techniques and technology. The scientific research into hair care is at an all-time high and it is a truly exciting time to be in the industry.


You can commence your barbering career with a barbering apprenticeship. You will be mentored by a highly experienced team and have the best support possible.

For your part, you must be committed to your apprenticeship in the workplace and off the job training.

Only apply for this role is you are truly committed to Barbering

Your day to day duties will include:

  • Meet and greet clients in a friendly manner and be courteous at all times.
  • Taking care of clients in the salon.
  • Offer refreshments and magazines to clients.
  • Assist the barbers with client services and practice barbering skills.
  • Maintain salon cleanliness and work areas.
  • Answer telephone calls.


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

Hairdressing Professional Barbering Standard.
Functional Skills Maths L2
Functional Skills English L2

Training will be provided in the work place and lessons will be carried out one day per week at Oldham College.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are great progression opportunities to gain from a Barbering Apprenticeship to continue your barbering career
With male grooming ever growing employment for Barbers in this occupation is growing and there has been a noticeable increase of employment in this career industry

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

excellent customer service, excellent communication, Independent thinker, Team player, Good at building relationships, Enthusiastic, Outgoing, Passionate about the industry, Creative flair, eye to detail, Fashion conscious, Excellent personal appearance, Polite and friendly, Excellent time management, Reliable, Motivated, Punctual and reliable, Strong work values


GCSE or equivalent English (Language or Literature) (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

Most barbering salons are open on Saturdays and have late appointments at least once a week.

About the employer

Well-established Barber salon looking for a barbering apprentice to join our team We are a busy and friendly barbers salon located in Oldham with accessible tram service close by. We are well established and have a fabulous client base of regular and new customers. We carry out a range of services to the highest of standards


Riz Barber






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Training provider



Joanne Nyland

0161 785 4267

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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