On successful completion of the Hairdressing apprenticeship the apprentice is awarded a QQI Level 6 qualification in Hairdressing. The apprenticeship is a three-year programme which involves certain days per week on-the-job training, and certain days per week off-the-job and online. It is coordinated and delivered by Limerick and Clare ETB and will also be delivered in a range of other ETBs throughout the country. 


Information for Apprentices

Information for Employers

Occupational Profile

Hairdressing Occuaptional Profile


For this Hairdressing apprenticeship, the employer pays the apprentice for the duration of the apprenticeship. The rate of pay is agreed between the employer and the apprentice.


Student Contribution

A registration fee is not payable for this apprenticeship. For further information see 'Student Contribution'

Further Information

For more information on apprenticeships contact the apprenticeship section in your local Education and Training Board (ETB). For contact details of your local ETB select your county here


Further information on this apprenticeship is also available from: