Hairdressing Apprentice ROSSANO FERRETTI LIMITED

We are looking for exceptional apprentice hairdressers, who have a passion for wanting to become a hairdresser. The Intermediate Hairdressing Apprenticeship training programme will last 12 - 15 months with the opportunity to progress to Level 3.

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    30 Hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001212936

  • Positions

    1 available

Meet and greet customers

  • Shampoo and conditioner customers’ hair 
  • Maintain a clean salon 
  • Provide refreshments to the customers
  • Reception duties 
  • Prepare customers for the stylists to cut, tint hair etc. 
  • As you develop skills you may be given the opportunity to style hair and apply tint and colour.
  • Your training will require you to demonstrate your competence in shampooing and conditioning, cutting hair, tinting hair, styling hair, setting and dressing hair and reception duties
  • Your skills and competence will be assessed on paying customers, either in our training salon or in your workplace.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Hairdressing or barbering is a fast moving, fashion orientated business, so you will need to be creative, enjoy meeting people and have loads of energy.

You don’t have to be the academic type and there are no set entry criteria for the Hairdressing Apprenticeship.

Personal qualities

You would also need to:

  • Be well presented in all aspects including: clothing, hair and personal hygiene.
  • Be practical and well organised.
  • be a good communicator with excellent social skills.
  • Have attention to detail and cleanliness.
  • Have a good sense of humour and amicable nature skills whether dealing face-to-face with clients or speaking on the telephone.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours/days as agreed in the employment contract.
  • Have a high degree of dexterity and coordination.

Qualifications required

You won't need qualifications to apply but you will need the motivation and commitment to want to become a hairdresser or barber.

Future prospects

Many apprentices are given jobs with the employers they trained with as Assistant stylists, others go onto further studies. Apprentices are often fast-tracked by their employers for promotion to more superior positions. Hairdressing and barbering skills are also required in the theatre, film, TV and magazine work.

Things to consider

The apprenticeship programme will take up to 12-15 months to complete. During this time you will be expected to attend the academy one day a week and three to four days a week in the salon - you earn while you learn.

About the employer

The key to the success of Rossano Ferretti is the creation of his own method which revolutionized the understanding of hair’s style and is considered one of the most respected innovations in haircutting of the past 40 years. The Method created by Rossano and Lorenza Ferretti is a completely new concept of hair cutting it is all about the natural fall of the hair. This method allows the designer to enhance the individual beauty of every client, customizing the haircut according to the hair type and the characteristics of the individual person. In an era over-saturated by new trends and complex beauty techniques, Rossano masterfully strips beauty and hairdressing to its most natural elements, emphasizing beauty in a natural way, creating a connection between personality, body and hair, deeply renewing the image of beauty.

Employer

ROSSANO FERRETTI LIMITED

Address

21

Arlington Street

London

SW1A 1RN

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Training provider

Apprenticeships combine on-the-job and off-the-job training. This means you'll spend time in a hairdressing salon working and learning the hairdressing or barbering skills to develop your competence in hairdressing or barbering.

You will attend one day a week at our state of the art London Hairdressing Academy training centre and salon, learning the underpinning knowledge and practical skills associated with hairdressing as well as important skills such as customer service, teamwork and retail skills including Maths and English.
You will gain skills, insight and experience with real clients, real work and real products.

Apprenticeships are not qualifications in their own right. Instead they are a framework made up of many elements.

An intermediate NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing or barbering which is a work based qualification that is designed to ensure the apprentice is job ready. This will include the following: 

  • How to engage with customers 
  • Shampoo and conditioning 
  • Reception Duties 
  • Cutting techniques 
  • Appointment making
  • Styling techniques 
  • Preparation of clients 
  • Colouring techniques 
  • Product promotion services 
  • Key skills qualifications such as communication and maths 
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities 
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

LHAA

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy Limited


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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017