Hair Apprentice Cabello For Hair

Maintaining the salon to a high standard assist the stylist. work towards level 2 NVQ hairdressing. There will be great opportunities for progression after you have completed the apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 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 - hours to be arranged/alternate weekly tutorials in the College.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Due to the nature of an apprenticeship it is important for apprentices to have good communication skills and a professional manner.

Hairdressing duties:

  • Salon Cleanliness, one of the most important aspects of a salon apprentice is to ensure that the salon remains clean and can operate effectively. This will include duties like sweeping hair away efficiently, cleaning mirrors, floors, brushes, and colour bowls.
  • You will also be required to keep various stock at the required level: salon stock, clean towels tea, coffee and other necessities.

Reception duties:

  • Once trained, the apprentice will be responsible for making appointments in person and over the phone.
  • You will be responsible for meeting and greeting clients, taking coats, preparing hot drinks ensuring the clients are comfortable from the moment they arrive.

Assisting the stylist:

  • Offering hair care advice, shampooing and applying treatments, and even assist stylists closely with various practical tasks.
  • Preparing equipment, colours and even blow-drying client’s hair.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills.
  • A professional manner.

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Motivated
  • Punctual

Qualifications required

Preferably A-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths but not essential.

Future prospects

Progression onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship.

About the employer

Smart Professional out of town salon


Cabello For Hair


353 Wigan Road



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ in Hairdressing
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Alternate weekly tutorials in the college, monthly visits to the salon from the tutor; training is given in the salon.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider

Training for Today

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training for Today


Joanne Braddock 01204 439900

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017