Hairdressing and Barbering

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Hairdressing and Barbering like?

Study for an apprenticeship in hairdressing and barbering and find a job that allows you to be part of one of Scotland’s most creative industries.   

The apprenticeship is designed for innovative people who enjoy a fast-paced environment. Learn about different hair cutting techniques such as layering and face-framing. Gain practical experience with barber equipment like scissors and electric razors. Improve your customer service skills and contribute to an industry that is filled with opportunity.   

There are a variety of jobs in Scotland’s hairdressing and barbering sector. Work as a junior hairdresser and style hair in a salon. Give people a comfortable shave by working as a barber. Apply your creative knowledge by working as a hairdresser that specialises in afro hairstyles. 

Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for the apprenticeship. However, it is useful to have an interest in hairdressing and barbering.  

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Modern Apprenticeship will take 12 and 24 months to complete.  

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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