Hair Professional Apprenticeship Marc Antoni

An excellent opportunity to learn all aspects of hairdressing and possible advancement to higher levels which can open up a variety of roles within the industry. A pro-active attitude towards learning and achieving targets is essential. No experience necessary but plenty of enthusiasm, passion, dedication and the desire to fulfil your dreams.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,000.00 - £11,000.00

  • Working week

    40 hours up to age 18. Then 41.45 hours over age 18.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001199364

  • Positions

    2 available

An excellent opportunity for an apprentice to learn all aspects of the exciting and fashionable industry of hairdressing.  The successful candidate will be required to perform various duties to include meeting and greeting clients, booking appointments, aiding stylists, refreshments and other general salon duties.

As your apprenticeship progresses and your skills develop your duties will increase to include cutting, colouring and styling and targets for assessments will be achieved.

As well as working full time in a Marc Antoni salon you will attendance practical and theory training school one day every other week where as well as the routine hairdressing duties you will also build on the fundamental issues of health and safety, good customer service and equal opportunities.  

Training will be provided by Marc Antoni and Hair Academy South West (HASW).


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Skills required include good communication and customer relations with clients and your work colleagues, in salon and at theory lessons run by HASW. These are essential skills as there will be daily contact with all age groups, along with different social and ethnic backgrounds.  It is important that you have the ability to take instruction, as well as working as part of a team. You need to be able to assist others and always portray a positive, friendly attitude to clients. Punctuality is also a requirement in both salon and at theory lessons.

Personal qualities

Skills required include good communication and customer relations with clients and your work colleagues, in salon and at theory lessons run by HASW. These are essential skills as there will be daily contact with all age groups, along with different social and ethnic backgrounds.  It is important that you have the ability to take instruction, as well as working as part of a team. You need to be able to assist others and always portray a positive, friendly attitude to clients. Punctuality is also a requirement in both salon and at theory lessons.

Qualifications required

GCSE's at Grade E or above (or equivalent) preferred but not essential.  If Math & English grades are below a Grade C you will work towards achieving a Functional Skills Level 2 - this is included within your apprenticeship programme.

This forms part of the new Standard and if not achieved the full qualification will not be certificated and progression through the Gateway to End Point Assessment will be not viable.

Future prospects

Upon completion of your Professional Hairdressing qualification there may be the possibility to work towards a Senior Hair Professional Standard, which will allow the following career opportunities: Stylist / Senior Stylist / Teaching / Assessing / Salon Owner to name but a few .......

Things to consider

A smart appearance, along with good communication skills and a willingness to learn plays a key part of your apprenticeship role and in turn your progression. This industry requires you to spend a lot of time standing in a very busy environment. Candidates need to have a flexible working attitude, be willing to work on a Saturday and possibly two evenings depending on salon requirements. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Marc Antoni are award winning salons which are steeped in family history and opened their first salon in Reading back in 1966. Marc Antoni offer clients an exceptional hairdressing experience combining value for money with unbeatable customer service and best available technical expertise. They currently have salons in Berkshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire and have an excellent reputation for creative hair and have secured the title of Southern Hairdresser of the Year three times. The Marc Antoni name is a guarantee of quality and excellence.

Employer

Marc Antoni

Address

19 St. Martins Precinct

Church Street

Caversham

Reading

RG4 8BA

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Training provider

Training will include the full City & Guilds Hair Professional qualification along with Functional Skills in Maths & English, if required, in line with the new hairdressing standard requirements.  Additional learning will including subject areas such as Values & Behaviours, Internet Safety, Prevent, British Values and Safeguarding.  HASW will also work alongside the Employer on improving and growing the apprentice’s confidence, communication and other inter personal and transferable skills.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair and Beauty > Hair Professional

Training provider

HAIR ACADEMY SOUTH WEST LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hair Academy South West

Contact

01823 350444 heather@hairacademysouthwest.co.uk


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Closing date: 21 Aug 2017