Barbering Apprenticeship FG Man Gentleman’s Barber Shop

As an apprentice you will be working alongside experienced Barbers and receive training to the highest standards by one of the UK’s Leading Barbershops.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

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

    Working hours to be discussed with employer.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will also carry out some of the following duties:

  • Meeting & greeting clients
  • Front of house support
  • Supplying refreshments for clients
  • Assisting other team members
  • General salon upkeep
  • Shampooing, conditioning and treating the hair
  • Client care
  • Mens scissor cutting
  • Mens clipper cutting
  • Styling the hair
  • Shaving

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

  • Level 2 Barbering Professional 
  • Maths and English Functional Skills if required 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression into speciality areas such as Colour Expert
  • Fully employed barber
  • Barbershop owner
  • Educator
  • Stage work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 3/D or above) Essential

Things to consider

The reality of working as an apprentice isn’t all glamorous, there are jobs which we all have to do regardless of level. You will have dedicated time to master the art of Barbering and you will also be supporting and assisting other members of staff. You will be the face of the Salon so you have to take pride in your appearance, we encourage individuality, but you must be of smart appearance. Working Saturdays and late nights is a requirement when working in the Hairdressing industry. Being constantly alert is key as you will be in a fast-paced environment.

About the employer

FG Man is part of Francesco Group, one of the largest, award winning hairdressing companies in the UK.


FG Man Gentleman’s Barber Shop


6 Lichfield Road


ST17 4JX

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Training provider



Laura Aston

Apprenticeship standard

Barbering professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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