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Working as an apprentice hairdresser for a day

14 year old Beth tries out being an apprentice hairdresser for a day. Beth gets some helpful advice about how to choose a career from a leading careers mentor, Aimee Bateman. Beth finds out what employers are looking for from one of Britain’s top hairdressers, Andrew Collinge. Beth also shadows 17 year old apprentice hairdresser Natasha Brass and speaks to her about the training.

An apprenticeship can be a terrific way into a job, to earn while you learn and can offer a real alternative to University for many young people. With school students now having to stay in full time education or training until the age of 18, this provides plenty of useful advice to those who may benefit from a vocational education setting.

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