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Charles Worthington Apprenticeships

Charles Worthington Salons are luxury hair salon London dedicated to coaching the next generation of hairstylists and offers world-class training to its apprentices. You will be trained by some of the top, and most innovative stylists in London, allowing you to learn from the very best and immerse yourself in the industry, learning directly from L’Oréal and GHD. Charles Worthington offers both NVQ Level 1 and 2 training. After completing your NVQ training you will finalise the finishing touches while part of our senior apprentice team! Personally assisting the stylist team and running your own column will give you the skills to progress from novice to stylist, all the while being inspired by the amazing work of your mentors.

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Charles Worthington Apprenticeships: Training

We pride ourselves on offering the best training available to our apprentices, providing individually crafted training programs for each of our apprentices. We use a successful combination of in-house assessors and trainers, external theory examiners, and industry experts in order to help you to become one of the best stylists and colourists in hairdressing. Alongside your regular weekly training you will have monthly masterclasses which allow you to explore different techniques and skills taught by our very own, Head of Colour, Creative Manager and Charles himself! Here is some of our exciting masterclasses:

  • • Cutting Demo taught by Charles
  • • Balayage Demo and session taught by our Head Of Colour
  • • Creative Toning taught by our Deputy Creative Manager
  • • Blowdry Demo and session taught by our Creative Manager
  • • GHD class in their Soho studio
  • • Barbering taught by our Senior Educator
  • • Colour keys 1/2 and Advance colour change taught by L’Oréal
  • • Advance colour consultations taught by L’Oréal
  • • Braiding session with Creative Team and Apprentice trainer

We welcome applications all year round in the search for our next best apprentices, to join our London leading salon and exceptional team! Please send your CV to careers@charlesworthingtonsalons.com it’s going to take a lot of hard work and dedication, but we’re ready if you are!

Charles Worthington Apprenticeships: Training
Charles Worthington Apprenticeships: Training

Charles Worthington Apprenticeships: Apprentice Awards

Each year the apprentices, of every level, get the opportunity to showcase their creativity, skill and talent to some of the biggest names in the industry, including Charles himself, as well as to their mentors, teachers and friends within CW. It’s one of the biggest events in the CW calendar, and we work closely with L’Oréal in order to ensure its success. Each year we are inspired by the work of our apprentices, their raw talent and imagination. We continue to aspire to offer the best possible opportunities in the hairdressing community to our apprentices; the Awards are just one way an apprenticeship at CW is like no other.

Charles Worthington Apprenticeships: Apprentice Awards  with Charles

The CW Journey


Senior Stylist and Trainee Deputy Manager at Charles Worthington Salons, Percy Street

Started her Apprenticeship in 2009 at the age of 17

Graduated in August 2014

Here she is describing her experience in her own words