Apprentice Hairdresser Headmaster

This small yet busy high street salon is looking to recruit an outgoing, dynamic and motivated individual to join their team of stylists. The successful candidate will be expected to display a high of professionalism and work well under pressure.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Between 30 – 40 hrs per week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    08 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A professional approach to this industry is paramount as interaction with the general public is on-going. The suitable candidate must show passion for the industry.

The job role will include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients.
  • Making and serving drinks.
  • Reception duties.
  • Cleaning duties.
  • The Stylist will expect you to work closely alongside her.
  • Observing assisting with colouring shampooing and blow-drying.

Training will be given on a weekly basis in the work place; this may follow the college programme. Monthly or weekly meetings/appraisals may be given.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The employer would prefer some basic skills in shampooing and blow-drying.
  • However self-motivation and a willingness to learn are essential.

Personal qualities

  • Professionalism.
  • Interest.
  • Cleanliness.
  • Time keeping.
  • Punctuality.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE’s in Maths and English A* – C or equivalent preferred, however functional skills can be gained in college if these cannot be produced.

Future prospects

Progression to Level 3. Employed. Self-employed within the salon.

Things to consider

There may be at least one late shift per week and Saturday/Sunday work. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Established in 1978, Headmasters has become a nationally recognised award winning hair & beauty salon.




28 Kay Street



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Training provider

  • All aspects of N.V.Q level 2 Hairdressing and fuctional skills will be trained both at college (one day per week) and in salon.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College


Work based learning team 01254 292593

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017