Apprentice Hairdresser CC ONE 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 15 - 18 months with the opportunity to progress to Level 3.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • 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

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    02 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 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. Hairdressing and barbering skills are also required in the theatre, film, TV and magazine work.

Things to consider

Please remember that Hairdressing Salons & Barber Shops are not only open on Weekdays so you might 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

Linda Spackman opened the doors of Cutting Crew Kingsbury in 1990. Twenty-two years on and with the support of her dedicated team, this salon group has gone from strength to strength, opening salons in Willesden Green and Queens Park with her business partners Lee Murphy and Liana Wiltshire. The Salons unique interior, described as Urban Chic, creates a wonderful ambience in which to relax and be pampered. Obviously the look of the salon is part of the overall experience of coming to Cutting Crew, but of course if goes beyond this to the quality of work and customer service they provide, delivering a West End service to the North West area of London.




244A Church Lane



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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


Training provider


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


Jessica Gibson 02089539344

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017