Barbering Apprenticeship Francesco Hair Academy

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. Shampooing, conditioning and treating the hair.

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Closing date: 18 Jul 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: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 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
  • 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

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals - Barbering
  • Maths and English Functional Skills if required 
  • Delivery method and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your 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.


Francesco Hair Academy


6 Lichfield Road


ST17 4JX

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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


Laura Aston

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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