Are you looking to take your first steps into Barbering? This is a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to work in this well-established barber’s salon based in Ashby de la Zouch and start a career in barbering. Duties: cut hair using barbering techniques, cut facial hair into shape etc.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2024

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 and days to be discussed with the employer.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    22 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    22 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will also carry out some of the following duties:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Reception duties
  • Supplying refreshments for clients
  • Assisting other team members
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Shampooing, conditioning and treating the hair
  • Mens scissor and clipper cutting
  • Styling the hair
  • Shaving

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 apprenticeship – Hair Professional (Barbering)
  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Barbering) 
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if applicable
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Fully employed barber
  • Barbershop owner
  • Educator

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

The Grooming Room, an award winning barbers based in Ashby de la Zouch Offering gents hair cuts, beard shaping, traditional cut throat wet shaves, scalp massages and facial waxing






LE65 1JU

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


0115 9691650

Apprenticeship standard

Barbering professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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