The barbering industry has been one of the UK’s most rapidly growing industries since 2016, making it a really exciting time to be getting involved. The barbering industry focuses specifically on male grooming and includes everything from cutting hair and maintaining beards to facial massage and hair replacement services. It is an industry where good customer service and communication skills are essential; it is also an industry where you never stop learning. There will always be new trends and new techniques to learn.
Level 2 Barbering Professional
Take the best first step into your barbering career with the Level 2 barbering professional apprenticeship. You will learn and develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be a successful barber through a mixture of academy attendance and in-salon development. An apprenticeship is a full-time job with training planned in. You will work a minimum of 30 hours per week and this will include a full 6-hour training day where you will develop your skills on clients in the training salon. This apprenticeship takes between 15-18 months to complete.
We offer a variety of different private courses and are open to discuss specific details with interested learners. Whether you’re just starting out, need a short refresher course after a period of time out of the industry or you would like to expand your knowledge into specific areas we will have courses suitable for you.
Why work in the Barbering Industry?
There are over 43,000 hair and beauty businesses in the UK (a rise of over 1,000 since last year).
The hair and beauty industry generated over £7.5bn in turnover for the UK economy (2017).
There has been a massive growth of 45% in the number of hairdressing, barbering and beauty businesses over the past five years.