Welcome to our education hub

Here you’ll find in-depth information about apprenticeships, T levels, and the legal agreements you’ll need when taking on an apprentice. Follow the links below to find out more. 

Taking on an apprentice


The basics of taking on an apprentice in your salon or barbershop.

Apprenticeships in the UK

Beauty Apprentice

There are many different apprenticeships available in the hair and beauty sector leading to a wide variety of job roles. 

Traineeships in England

Hair students

A traineeship is a skills development programme that includes a work placement. It can last from six weeks to a year.

Apprenticeship agreements and contracts


NHBF Members benefit from free apprenticeship agreements/deeds. 

T Levels

Barber Apprentices

T levels are new technical qualifications for those aged 16 and above being developed in partnership by the government, business and education. 

Frequently asked questions

Barber drinks

Frequently asked questions about taking on an apprentice.

End Point Assessment FAQs

Hair back wash

Frequently asked questions about end point assessments.