Barbering Apprenticeship

The Billy Goat Barbers

Warrington, WA4 6LE

Closes in 12 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 6 June 2024


The Billy Goat Barbers is recruiting a Barbering Apprentice to join their successful team based in Stockton Heath, Warrington. You will receive training in all aspects of barbering. Duties include: helping prepare the barbers prior to clients' arrival and assisting barbers where required.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Barbering professional (level 2)
Day and working hours to be confirmed. Minimum of 24 hours in the salon plus 6 hours training per week.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August


1 Year 6 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Barbering professional, Level 2 
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • Evolve Academy - Northern Quarter, Manchester
  • One day per week over 18 months

Where you’ll work

110 London Road

Stockton Heath




An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Barbering professional (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Apply safe, hygienic and effective methods of working and infection control.
  • Identify and report problems which cannot be dealt with to the relevant person(s).
  • Use working methods that promote environmental and sustainable working practices.
  • Carry out front of house duties to support the barbershop business.
  • Promote yourself, your organisation, products and services via a variety of social channels.
  • Complete and maintain client records in accordance with legal and organisational requirements.
  • Use communication and etiquette that suits and is appropriate to the barbershop image and style.
  • Maintain the client’s privacy, comfort and welfare during a barbering service.
  • Work as part of a team to support the barbershop.
  • Advise clients (new and regular) pre, during and after service on the services, products available and maintenance.
  • Use a range of products, tools and equipment, adhering to legal and organisational requirements for safe use and storage.
  • Identify contraindications or limiting factors that are likely to affect or influence the service using observation and appropriate questioning techniques.
  • Carry out a consultation, examine and analyse the hair, skin and scalp.
  • Prepare the hair for barbering services.
  • Cut hair using a range of barbering cutting techniques, to create a variety of looks, taking account of factors influencing the service and the steps required to achieve the desired look.
  • Restyle hair by changing the length, bulk or shape to achieve a significant/clear different style.
  • Create basic outlines and detailing in hair.
  • Design, create and maintain a variety of facial hair shapes and looks.
  • Style and finish hair to create a variety of barbering looks.
  • Provide shaving and facial massage services safely.
  • Evaluate the results of the service.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 3)
    • Mathematics (grade 3)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    About this company

    The barber shop used to be more than just a place to get your hair cut or shave. It was a hub of the community where people could meet to bond, socialise and put the world to rights. With the idea of bringing this back, The Billy Goat Barbers has created a modern environment for the modern day man. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Become a qualified Barber
    • Progress to a level 3 qualification

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    0161 820 2015

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000256109.

    Apply now

    Closes in 12 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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