Free webinar: apprenticeships for hairdressing, barbering and beauty salons

This webinar with two award winning apprentice employers and the CEO of the National Hairdressers Federation (NHF) allows you to gain a unique insight into the benefits and practicalities of recruiting and employing apprentices in the hair and beauty industry.

Discover how our star employers first began their apprenticeships journey, the challenges they faced along the way, and how apprenticeships have become a core ingredient of their business’ success.

Get up to date information from an organisation that represents the industry about the support out there to help salon owners with apprenticeships, whether you’re embarking on the apprenticeships journey for the first time or are keen to improve and enhance your existing apprenticeship activities.

We were delighted to welcome as speakers:

Barbara McNaughton, director of Elements, a hair and beauty salon in Surrey. Set up 30 years ago the business has been recruiting and training apprentices for the last 20 years. Elements has grown into a thriving business which now trains apprentices alongside its hair and beauty products and services. The apprenticeships it offers include Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships in Hairdressing, Barbering, Customer Service, Team Leading and Business Administration. The business was named Small Employer Trainer of the Year in the 2013 regional final.

Scott Bailye, is the owner of Scott Bailye Salon in Leicestershire. Over the past 18 years more than 800 students have come through the doors of his award winning salon on work experience and Scott has also set up a dedicated hairdressing academy at the town’s secondary school which has helped more than 200 school aged children to complete a BTEC level one in hairdressing. As a business they employ two apprentices each year, this year employing their 51st apprentice. Many of the business’ apprentices have progressed to become senior stylists at the salon or have set up on their own.

Hilary Hall is the CEO of the National Hairdressers Federation (NHF), the UK’s largest trade association for hairdressing, barbers and beauty salon trade owners. The organisation is active in the world of apprenticeships and works hard to campaign for apprenticeship programmes that reflect the needs of the industry. A strong advocate for apprenticeships, we’re delighted to welcome Hilary Hall to the webinar to share information about the support available from the NHF.

Many thanks to the National Apprenticeship Service and the National Hairdresser’s Federation for their support with this webinar.

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