Learners looking to secure a place on this course require a successful interview and an interest in the subject. All applicants will complete a Numeracy and Literacy test and must be available for the full duration of the programme.
Funding is available for 16 to 18 years
The Barbers No1 Traineeship programme is a work experience opportunity that run’s over a 16-24 week period, Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
The Traineeship programme will include 3 days a week in your allocated store providing management, mentoring and work experience, 1 day a week in the Academy training centre covering basic barber skills, work skills and employability training, and 1 day per week for functional skills Maths and English if required
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 also 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 with Barbers No1.