Careers in Hairdressing, Glasgow, Scotland

Our Modern Apprenticeship programme is work based, this means you will be employed in a hairdressing or Barbering salon, giving you the opportunity earn a wage, to learn, develop and gain skills while working towards a recognised qualification.

There are no educational requirement necessary to become a hairdresser / Barber, however if you have some, or all of the qualities listed, then this is the career path for you!

  • good practical skills
  • creativity
  • Communication/ people skills
  • an awareness of fashion
  • willingness to learn new techniques and methods
  • an awareness of health and safety

Job opportunities

Successful hairdressers/ Barbers can choose from many jobs: salon stylist/ Barber, colour technician, salon manager, freelance hairdresser/ barber, TV/ film work. Representative for product manufacturers, cruise ships, trainer, assessor, owner you own salon/ Barbers.

Hours of work

Your work will include working Saturdays with normally a day of during the week. Some salons also open late on one or two evenings during the week.


Pay for a trainee hairdresser is based on the apprenticeship rate; this will vary depending on age. For details you can visit website link

If you are interested in a career in Hairdressing or Barbering please forward your CV to:

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