Start a Hairdressing Apprenticeship with the Forresters group

If you love hair and fashion and want a creative career, choose a Hairdressing Apprenticeship.

If you’re 16 or 17 years old and have been dreaming of working in the hairdressing industry and want to start an Apprenticeship, contact Forresters today.

If you’re already decided and want to apply right now, here’s the APPLICATION FORM.

Our hairdressing Apprenticeship programme is in high demand and at the moment we’re interviewing for apprentices throughout the hair salon group.

Take a look at the APPRENTICESHIP page on the web site and find out more about the City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing. Find out about the COURSE STRUCTURE, and STUDENT CHARTER.

Hairdressing Apprenticeship – choose your local Forresters salon

There are 8 hair salons in the Forresters group, and there could be one on your doorstep if you live in or near Abingdon, Caversham, Pangbourne, Shinfield, Sonning Common, Thatcham, Tilehurst or Wallingford. Take a look at our salons page here.

We’ve got apprentice vacancies throughout the Forresters group so if you’re interested in a career in hairdressing, please contact us through our APPRENTICESHIPS APPLICATION FORM. One of our Salon Directors will respond to your application.

Is hairdressing right for me?

There’s a question, and obviously we think it’s one of the best career moves you can make, but to help you make a decision to get on the work ladder and start earning from the moment you begin your hairdressing apprenticeship, here are the facts:

  • Start your hairdresser training at 16 and 17 years
  • Earn money while you learn – you’ll be employed full time
  • No student debts!
  • Level 2 City & Guilds Apprenticeship in Hairdressing
  • 50+ years of Forresters’ training experience gets you well ahead of the rest
  • Training includes gents cuts
  • Train with our team of successful salon owners, creative teams and colour professionals
  • If you’re creative, work well in a like-minded team and enjoy the buzz of a hair salon, you’re going to love working at Forresters

If you’re already decided and want to apply right now, here’s the APPLICATION FORM.

Go for it!

Food for thought…

This time next year you could be at the end of the first year – how good would that be?

Our Training Provider

You’ll be learning from our salon hairdressers and colour techs who have many years of experience in all aspects of this exciting and creative industry alongside Hair Academy South West, who are our official training provider.




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