Barbering Apprentice

Apprenticeship Level: 2
Organisation: Alexander’s Barbershop

Alexander’s barbershop is based in the town centre of Hereford. The company has been established for 8 years and they have a friendly busy team of six.

They are looking for a person who is passionate about barbering, dreaming of mastering their skills and running their own chair eventually.

The role:

You will learn from experienced barbers, shadow their techniques, and become a master in the trade. As a crucial member of the team, you will assist with maintaining the barbershop’s pristine environment, utilise the online booking system, and greet clients with a warm and friendly manner.

In addition, as part of your apprenticeship, you will attend college on Mondays to compete a barbering qualification. This comprehensive training will complement your hands-on experience and further enhance your expertise in the field.

To learn the skills of barbering, your qualification at college will train you to:

  • Learn to cut hair using barbering techniques
  • Learn to cut facial hair into shape
  • Learn to style men’s hair
  • Learn shaving skills
  • Learn how a barbers shop is run
  • Learn reception duties
  • Learn how to be a good team player
  • To work in a friendly busy environment

Desired skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions efficiently

Desired personal qualities:

  • Reliable
  • A team player
  • Friendly

Desired qualifications:

  • GCSE maths and English at grade 4 or above desirable but will be part of qualification if not already achieved

Future prospects?

  • A full time position will be available for the right applicant after completing their apprenticeship

Reality check:

  • Please be aware that you will be on your feet for long periods of time and will be expected to work a Saturday.


For more information about the vacancy or to apply, please contact Kelly Crowther on 07436 584498 or

Barbering Apprentice

Apprenticeship Vacancy Details

Organisation: Alexander’s Barbershop
Apprenticeship Level: 2
Apprenticeship Duration: 24 months
Job Location or Region: Hereford
Wage: £5.28 per hour
Working Week: Minimum of 30 hours per week (Tuesday-Saturday), College attendance required on Mondays
Possible Start Date: 03/07/2023
Positions Available: 1