This course supports Junior Beauticians who are working in the industry and wish to gain a nationally recognised qualification.
What will I do?
During this 2 year course, you will attend College for 1 day a week, where you will study both the theory and practical aspects of the Beauty industry.
The Apprenticeship framework consists of several elements which have been identified by employers as an appropriate set of skills to operate in their chosen job role.
These elements are:
Maths - Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills, unless an equivalent qualification has already been achieved.
English - Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills, unless an equivalent qualification has already been achieved.
ICT - Level 1 or Level 2 is a requirement of some Apprenticeships unless an equivalent qualification has already been achieved.
ERR - Employee Rights and Responsibilities, which includes health and safety, equality and diversity as well as employment legislation.
PLTS - Personal Learning and Thinking Skills, which includes team working, creative thinking and reflective learning.
*Vocational Element (Knowledge) - most Apprenticeship frameworks include off-the-job study for a technical certificate which is usually done at College
*Vocational Element (Competence) - all Apprenticeships include on-the-job training and assessment leading to a competence based vocational qualification
*On some frameworks, the knowledge and competence elements are combined into one qualification.
Your training will take place in Boston College's classrooms and fully equipped salons which are open to the public.
GCSEs grade E or above (New GCSE grade - 2 or above) in English and Maths.
You will also need employment within a suitable setting.
STUDENT FEES: This course is free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course. For others, fees may vary depending on personal circumstances. Please enquire for details.
EMPLOYER FEES: Apprenticeships are fully funded for 16-18 year olds. Employers may be expected to pay an employer contribution for those 19 years or over.
All Apprentices will receive a minimum wage of £3.50 per hour within their first year of training from their employer, although they can, and often do, pay more.
In the second and subsequent years of an Apprenticeship programme, the following applies:
Under 18s – the required national minimum wage of £4.05 per hour.
18–20 year olds - the required national minimum wage of £5.60 per hour.
21 - 24 year olds - the required national minimum wage of £7.05 per hour.
25 year olds and over – the required national minimum wage of £7.50 per hour.
Fees may vary depending on personal circumstances, please enquire for further information.
Please note that all fees are subject to change.
This course will take 1 years to complete. You will study at Boston College Spalding for 1 day a week, and 4 days a week with an employer.