Learners looking to secure a place on this course require a successful interview and an interest in the subject. All applicants must complete a pre course enrolment session and must be available for the full duration of the programme
Funding is available for students aged 16-24 years
The BarbersNo1 Traineeship programme is a work experience opportunity that runs over a 16-24 week period.
The Traineeship programme will include 2 days a week in your allocated store where you will receive management, mentoring and work experience, 1 day a week in the Academy training centre covering basic barber training, work skills and employability training, plus extra time over the course of each week for functional skills Maths and English if required via an online training platform.
During the course, you will cover the following:
- An introduction to salon responsibilities
- Health and safety in the salon
- Reception duties
- Consultation with clients
- Observing cuts using basic techniques
- Observing facial hair, shaving and shaping
- Observing skin fading and signature cuts
You will get an opportunity to introduce your friends and family into the stores to act as models so you can practice cutting techniques in a controlled and supervised environment.
Successful completion of the Traineeship programme may lead to a full-time Apprenticeship or employment.