Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you based?

We are based in Blackpool, our state of the art training facilites are above Mirror Talk Hair & Beauty Salon on Knowle Avenue, behind Uncle Toms cabin on the Queens Promenade.

What the age limit on apprenticeships?

There is no hard and fast rule with age limits, government funding rules change constantly please contact us for the latest info.

How much will I get paid?

As an apprentice you will be entiteled to the National Minimum wage applicable for your situation. You could be on apprentice rate for 12 months depending on your age. Anybody joining an apprenticeship can be placed on this rate no matter what your age. For more information please vist

How long will the apprenticeship last?

A student can complete after a minimum of 12 months & a maximum of 24 months. This depends on the individual candidate & their personal progression.

How much time will it take up?

This is an important question, you are required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week & not exceed the working laws for your age. This time will be split between our academy & working in a partner salon, giving you the perfect combination of dedicated training & real work experience, both essential skills in the hairdressing industry.