Kleek Apprenticeships awarded Best Apprenticeship in Hair and Beauty

At the inaugural Apprenticeship Guide Awards ceremony held in Manchester on Friday 10 May, Kleek Apprenticeships were delighted to be named Training Provider of the Year in the category: Best Apprenticeship Programme in Hair and Beauty.   

Managed by The Apprenticeship Guide, the definitive resource for apprenticeships since 2006, the awards werejudged by an independent panel of expertsfrom across the apprenticeship sectors, including representatives from UCAS, NHS England, AELP and the Gatsby Charitable Foundation.  

Kleek’s award is a testament to the excellence of Kleek’s Ofsted outstanding services and the wonderful team of educators, managers and administrators that make up Kleek Apprenticeships, alongside the amazing apprentices and their salons we support across England.    

The Apprenticeship Guide Awards 2024 Winner Best Apprenticeship Programme in Hair & Beauty

Tina Ockerby, Managing Director commented, “We are honoured to be delivering our outstanding training to the next generation of hair and beauty professionals. This award is for everyone involved in Kleek Apprenticeships – our apprentices, their salons, our educators and our staff.

We are so proud of our apprentices and their achievements - both as apprentices and as they forge their career journeys as qualified professionals within the industry. It is a privilege to be at the forefront of hair and beauty training, offering a gateway to success to all aspiring hairdressers, barbers and beauty therapists. “  

Kleek Apprenticeships was also nominated for the overall Training Provider of the Year category amongst an impressive list of multi-discipline and larger training providers – yet another accolade in itself. 

The Apprenticeship Guide Awards celebrate the employers and training providers who enable apprentices to flourish across a wide range of subject categories. They also highlight the diverse and dynamic impact of apprenticeship programmes in shaping skilled professionals across the country.   

The Apprenticeship Guide currently covers over 600 apprenticeships that are on offer across England. It is revised and updated annually in collaboration with the National Apprenticeship Service and Education and Skills Funding Agency. 

Photo: Tina Ockerby, Managing Director (right) attended the event with Mandy McMullen, Head of Curriculum and Development (left).

Managing Director, Tina, and Head of Curriculum & Development, Mandy, with the award for Best Apprenticeship in Hair & Beauty