About Hairdressing & Barbering Apprenticeships

Skills Group will help you to realise your career aspirations in Hairdressing & Barbering, whether you want to work in a salon or on a cruise ship, own your own salon or progress into the exciting worlds of fashion or show business.

Skills Group apprenticeships in Hairdressing and Barbering are delivered in top salons across the South West, giving you the opportunity to join the next generation of hairdressers and barbers.

As an apprentice with Skills Group you will receive off-the-job training in one of our hair academies in Exeter, Newton Abbot or Plymouth, using commercial salon standard facilities to develop your hand skills. You will receive ongoing support in your workplace to further develop your practical skills and knowledge, before being assessed to demonstrate your competence and participate in the annual Skills Group hairdressing and barbering competitions.

Career opportunities include:

  • Barber
  • Colour Technician
  • Hairdresser
  • Image Consultant
  • Junior Stylist
  • Receptionist
  • Salon Owner
  • Senior Stylist
  • Session Stylist
  • Style Director
  • Trichologist

About Us

Skills Group has over 20 years’ experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country's largest independent training providers, one of very few to be recognised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, and in the top 5% nationally for our apprentice success rates.


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