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Hairdressing, Barbering & Beauty Apprenticeships

Creating the UK’s next top stylists and beauticians

The Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty industry has been a fantastic supporter of training through apprenticeships, with many apprentices going on to run their own salons and lead a business.

We offer entry-level and advanced apprenticeships in Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty, with a variety of pathways suitable for most businesses in this sector, meaning there are more opportunities to develop, retain and attract talent than ever before.

Training is delivered via remote sessions and onsite at the learner’s place of work.

At Paragon Skills we offer intermediate and advanced level apprenticeships in the hair & beauty sector including the following:

Hair Professional – Hairdressing Level 2 apprenticeship

Hair Professional – Barbering Level 2 apprenticeship

Beauty Therapy Intermediate Level 2 apprenticeship

For learners in Manchester and the Greater Manchester area, our MIBA Beauty Academy offers a unique setting in which learners can train without disrupting the day to day operation of your salon.

How we can help your business

We will work in partnerships with you to deliver tailored programmes that work for your company.

We can also assist in recruiting new employees for your business, helping you to attract and engage with candidates who are right for the role.

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Apprenticeships in this sector

  • Level 2 apprenticeship

    This apprenticeship is ideal for people that are new to the industry or experienced employees who are looking to get their skills and knowledge formally recognised with a professional qualification.

    The people that this apprenticeship has been designed for are genuine team players with excellent communication skills and a desire to learn.

    Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals - Hairdressing
    12-18 months City & Guilds
  • Level 2 apprenticeship

    This apprenticeship is ideal for people that are new to the industry or for those junior employees that have already got some experience under their belt and are looking to get their skills and knowledge formally recognised with a professional qualification.

    The people that this apprenticeship has been designed for are genuine team players with excellent communication skills and a desire to learn.

    Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals - Barbering
    12-18 months City & Guilds
  • Level 2 apprenticeship

    This apprenticeship is ideal for employees starting out in the beauty sector as well as those that are working in the sector and want to get their skills and knowledge formally recognised with a professional qualification.

    Your employees will have first class communication skills, eye for detail and use their existing skills to make your customers feel comfortable and relaxed - whether fulfilling reception duties or assisting with technical beauty services.

    Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 2
    12 months City & Guilds

Spirit Hair Design

Paragon Skills has been our chosen training provider delivering advanced qualifications to our many apprentices and hair designers for 17 years. We look upon Paragon Skills as a valuable addition to our team at Spirit. Without Paragon Skills, we would not have grown our talented salon team.

Apprenticeships in hair & beauty are just the beginning…

Developing your business through apprenticeships

We work with thousands of employers across England, delivering outstanding apprenticeship programmes every day. Our employer satisfaction rate stands at 93%, with learner satisfaction at 89%, and our success rates are higher than the industry average.

Our teams are dedicated to enabling employers to realise the benefits apprenticeships will bring their business. Each programme is tailored specifically for your business and each of your employees, ensuring you get the greatest return and results from your investment.

So whether it’s increased productivity, boosted morale, staff retention, filling a skills gap or progressing your star employees, we have a solution that can help. Get in touch to find out more.

If you would like to learn more about hair & beauty apprenticeships and to discuss the options available to you, then contact Paragon Skills today on 0800 783 2545.

FAQs

How do we employ an apprentice?

We can help you find the right apprentice for your business. If you are looking to employ an apprentice you can learn more about the process on our Employing an apprentice page, or you can call us to discuss your requirements on 0800 783 2545.

How much does apprenticeship training cost?

The cost of an apprenticeship varies and is dependent on the level and Standard or Framework. To find out which Standards or Frameworks best meet your business needs, and the cost of these, speak to your training provider.

How long does an apprenticeship last?

In the sectors we work in, an apprenticeship takes 12 to 48 months, however this can vary depending on the hours worked, the industry sector and level of qualification.

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