Level 2 Barbering Professional Apprentice


Nottingham, NG5 1AP

Closes on Saturday 31 August

Posted on 21 June 2024


Are you due to leave school this year and are you looking to take your first steps into barbering? A barbering apprenticeship is the best way to start your training and earn whilst you learn, becoming a fully qualified barber upon completion. We are recruiting local candidates in the Mapperley area of Nottingham.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

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

Training course
Barbering professional (level 2)
Monday - Saturday, Exact shifts to be confirmed (TBC).

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 3 September


2 Years

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

  • Level 2 Barbering Professional Apprenticeship Standard, including Functional Skills (if required)
  • Your training and assessment will take place at your salon by one of our tutors
  • You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio
  • At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged

Where you’ll work

18 Pelham Road




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 C/4)
    • Maths (grade C/4)

    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
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Patience
    • Physical fitness

    About this company

    NHTA are a Private Training Provider who specialise in government funded apprenticeships in hairdressing and barbering qualifications, designed to develop your skills and knowledge for your hairdressing/barbering career.

    https://nhta.org.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry-specific competence
    • Potential for full-time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship
    • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:



    0115 9691650

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000259883.

    Apply now

    Closes on Saturday 31 August

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