Guidance

Apprenticeship standard: hair professional (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the hair and beauty sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a hair professional

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Assessment plan for a hair professional

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Details

This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.

This standard is ready to use.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the hair professional standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email one of the trailblazer contacts: Hellen@richardward.com, hilary.hall@nhf.info, gc.hammer@hammerholdings.co.uk, Caroline.Larissey@habia.org, Stuart.Turner@skillsactive.com.

The standard for a hair professional was developed by:

  • Richard Ward Hair and Metrospa
  • Urban Retreat
  • Regis UK
  • SAKS
  • Toni & Guy
  • Philosophy Hairdressing
  • UR Beautiful Ltd
  • Fusion Hair & Beauty
  • Rogers of Chell Barber Shops
  • Phaze 1 Hair and Nail and Beauty Lounge Ltd
  • That Nail Place
  • Armonia
  • RG Hairdressing
  • Alan D Hairdressing
  • Andrew Collinge
  • Lady PJ Hairdressing
  • Rubies Hairdressing
  • The Master Barber Shop

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band: 9

Funding band maximum: £9,000

Read the apprenticeship funding rules for further information.