Gents Division

Barbering Apprentice


Gents Division

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £117.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
duration: 24 months
start: 6 January 2020
Intermediate(level 2)
Hair Professional Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
20 December 2019 (application closing date)
Here at Gents Division, we are dedicated to providing quality service with the traditions and respect that clients deserve. We are currently looking to expand our great team! If you are passionate about starting your career in Barbering then this is the opportunity for you!


As an Apprentice your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Shampooing techniques
  • Finger drying/blow-drying
  • Cutting techniques
  • Fading techniques
  • Cutting facial hair including eyebrows and other facial hair including cutthroat shaves
  • Housekeeping
  • Offering hot and cold refreshments
  • Learning how to cut, style, blend hair with both clippers and scissors

Future Prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship programme you may be offered the opportunity to progress within the company.

This could include;

  • The opportunity of a permanent position within the business
  • The opportunity to progress on to a Higher-Level apprenticeship programme with Interserve Learning and Employment

Reality Check

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • Good communications skills

Qualities Required

  • Clean, presentable appearance
  • Keen to pursue a career in Barbering
  • Creative
  • Ambitious
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Keen to work hard and learn
  • Hardworking and reliable

Qualifications Required

No formal qualifications required for the role, GCSEs at grades A*-D/9-3 (or equivalent) in maths and English would be a distinct advantage.

Training Provided

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Gents Division will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day

If successful, you will complete a Hair Professional apprenticeship programme delivered through Gents Division dedicated training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment

  • Level 2 Hair Professional standard, which includes:
  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Barbering)
  • Level 2 functional skills in maths, English and ICT (if required)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)