Barbering Apprentice

Apprenticeship Level: 2
Organisation: Sink or Swim

Sink or Swim is a barbers shop based in the town centre of Hereford. The team of three work very closely and, between them, they would love to teach somebody who is keen and motivated to learn the skills of barbering.

The role:

  • 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

Desired skills:

  • Good communication skills

Desired personal qualities:

  • Reliable
  • Good team worker
  • Friendly

Desired qualifications:

  • Maths and English at grade 4 desirable but will be part of qualification if not already achieved

Future prospects?

  • A full time position will be available for the right candidate upon successful completion of their apprenticeship

Reality check:

  • Please be aware that you will be on your feet for long periods of time, and you 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: Sink or Swim
Apprenticeship Level: 2
Apprenticeship Duration: 24 months
Job Location or Region: Hereford
Wage: National Minimum Wage for Apprentices
Working Week: Minimum of 30 hours per week (Tuesday-Saturday), College attendance required on Mondays
Possible Start Date: 26/06/2023
Positions Available: 1