Hairdressing Apprentice Level 2 Ian Pearce

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a vibrant Hairdressing Salon in the South West. The opportunities of working within this salon are endless.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Tuesday- Saturday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice your duties will include:

  • Meeting clients.
  • Answering the phone.
  • Making bookings.
  • Helping colleagues with clients, cleaning and making refreshments.
  • As you progress you will become involved in styling, colouring and cutting.

You will receive a full induction in the salon with ongoing support from your Assessor.

  • You will be assisting Stylists in ensuring that all clients are given the highest levels of customer service with special attention to comfort and friendliness.
  • You will also generate and promote a professional working atmosphere and assist stylists in advising clients in all aspects of services available, including advising clients of all products, tools and equipment available for retail purchase.
  • By assisting the Salon Manger and the Stylists, you will gain the necessary knowledge and experience to help you to progress in this exciting career.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A real passion for the business.
  • Friendly and willing to work hard.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Kind and polite.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Being able to work as part of a team.
  • Self motivated.

Personal qualities

  • The successful apprentices will need to be familiar with current trends within the hairdressing and fashion industry.
  • You will need to be highly motivated and enthusiastic about hairdressing with a friendly personality to interact efficiently with customers and colleagues.

Qualifications required

A good level of education is desirable.

Future prospects

You will have the chance to progress onto a level 3 Apprenticeship. There may be the opportunity of full time employment for the right Apprentice.

Things to consider

Working in a salon is tiring and means being active all day. Being on time is especially important as you don’t want to keep clients waiting and you must be flexible and be prepared to be working long hours.

About the employer

This vibrant, lively Salon will give you a chance to become an expert in developing styles that suit your clients’ profession, personality and lifestyle. You will listen to your clients’ needs and learn how to give advice on how to look after, treat and style hair. You will ensure that your clients leave the salon feeling confident that they can wash and style their fantastic new haircut themselves.


Ian Pearce


108 Torquay Road



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Training provider

  • Hairdressing NVQ Diploma level 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Mathematics Functional Skills Level 1 and 2
  • English Functional Skills Level 1 and 2  

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by P G L Construction Training


Alberto Pitocco

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017