Barbering Apprenticeship London


We are the Learning Curve Group Hair & Beauty Academy and we work with over 300 Barbering / Hairdressing salons across London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Middlesex, Surrey & Sussex.

We have immediate vacancies across West and Central London to support the salon employers we work with and as a result we are looking for individuals who have a passion for wanting to become a barber.

The Apprenticeship training programme will last 15 - 18 months and you will study towards achieving The Diploma for Hair Professionals (Barbering) Level 2 Apprenticeship standard.

You will train one day a week in one of our state of the art academies located in Camden, Chiswick, Croydon, Borehamwood or Loughton towards achieving your Apprenticeship qualification as well as continuing your training in your salon.

We do not require you to have prior experience or GCSEs - we need your passion to want to succeed in this vibrant creative industry. You need to be well presented , have the right attitude and be reliable . We will work with you to find you the right salon for you and support you in to employment.

As an Apprentice Barber you will be required to:

  • Meet and greet customers.

  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp

  • Cut hair using barbering techniques to create a variety of looks

  • Style and finish Men’s hair

  • Cut facial hair in to shape

  • Provide shaving services

Upon successful completion of your Apprenticeship you will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using barbering techniques to create a variety of looks, style and finish men’s hair, cut facial hair and perform shaving services. You will also be able to undertake consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with barbering and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills. Your skills and competence will be assessed on paying customers, either in our academy training salon or in your workplace.


Apprenticeships combine on-the-job and off-the-job training. This means you'll spend time in a barbering or Unisex hair salon working and learning the relevant skills to develop your competence in barbering. You will attend your academy of choice choose one day a week where you will gain an understanding of the knowledge and practical skills associated with barbering, have an opportunity to work with real clients and real products as well as important skills such as customer service, teamwork and retail skills including studying to achieve your Functional Skill in English & maths at Level 1.

Apprenticeships are a work based qualification that is designed to ensure that at the end of your apprenticeship programme you are job ready.


As an Apprentice you learn on the job and you are an employee. As an employee, you are entitled to a wage, which means you EARN WHILST YOU LEARN plus, you won’t be racking up any student debts. As an Apprentice you are entitled to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices which is currently £3.70 per hour, if you are under 19 or 19 and in the first year of your Apprenticeship. In the second year of an Apprenticeship those aged 19 or over are entitled to the National minimum wage rate by age.

If you would like to discuss an Apprenticeship opportunity in more detail then please contact our student liaison team on 0208 953 9344

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £7,696.00 to £10,000.00 /year


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