HBT was established in September 2009 as a privately owned work-based learning provider, based in West Wales. HBT delivers work-based learning programmes funded by the Welsh Government’s Department for Education & Skills (DfES) by sub-contracting from lead providers Educ8 and Pembrokeshire College . Programmes include foundation and advanced apprenticeships in hairdressing, barbering, beauty therapy, nail services customer service, management and business sectors. HBT currently works with approximately 60 employers delivering work-based apprenticeships in the Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Powys areas.
Over the years HBT has grown into a successful, creative and innovative leader in the hair and beauty industry. HBT prides itself on giving the learner and employer a tailor made provision with a supportive and flexible approach to the learning journey of an apprentice.
HBT is committed to extending the learning journey to all levels by introducing the annual HB Academy Awards, working with Educ8 and Pembrokeshire College to provide learner exchange programmes and provide opportunities to enter competitions to showcase the talents in Wales.
We also provide bespoke commercial courses in a variety of sectors to advance the skills of the individual and support the employer in business development and growth.