Apprentice Hairdresser Neighbourhood

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 15 - 18 months with the opportunity to progress to Level 3.

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Closing date: 20 Dec 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

  • Working week

    30 Hours to include 6 Hours of training per week.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    02 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001219272

  • 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. 

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.

Things to consider

Please remember that Hairdressing Salons & Barber Shops are open on weekends so you may be required to work a Saturday or Sunday. The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Bringing a pocket of Shoreditch cool to Earls Court Neighbourhood launched in 2009 in Kenway Village just of the main Earls Court Road. With it’s quirky interior, professional team and cheeky salon banter it has established itself as Earls Court’s destination salon attracting a diverse clientele from across London and further afield.

Employer

Neighbourhood

Address

Flat A-C

60 Kenway Road

London

SW5 0RA

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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

Contact

Jessica Gibson 02089539344 jessica@lhaa.co.uk


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Closing date: 20 Dec 2017