Apprentice Hairdresser Sass

The apprentice plays a critical role in the salon and you will be expected to help create a positive and friendly environment for our customers by preparing them for their stylist.

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Closing date: 20 Aug 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

    5 days to include college day release. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    10 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The apprentice plays a critical role in the salon and you will be expected to help create a positive and friendly environment for our customers by preparing them for their stylist – typical duties will include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients and making them feel welcome in the salon.
  • Providing clients with refreshments, magazines and gowns.
  • Shampooing clients hair and applying treatments if directed.
  • Assisting stylists in providing hair services where required.
  • General salon tidying, cleaning and sweeping hair throughout the day.
  • Learning to promote additional services and/or products.
  • Attending in-house staff training and workshops/demonstrations.
  • Assisting with general health and safety salon requirements, policies and procedures.
  • Any other duties to help the stylists in the running of the salon.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No hairdressing experience is necessary, what is more important is your ability to show a real passion and desire for your chosen career.

Being able to show a basic understanding of the industry and the role of the apprentice will help your application and your interview if you are shortlisted.

Personal qualities

  • Must be well presented
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn
  • Can show initiative and be proactive 
  • Be focused on providing high quality customer care

Qualifications required

GCSEs A*-C in English Language and Maths or equivalent would be desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

Good progression opportunities for training and development/industry qualifications.

Things to consider

A career in hairdressing is very rewarding but hard work; you will spend long periods of time being physically active. Check and plan your journey to the workplace

About the employer

We are a friendly professional team who are creative, innovative and at the cutting edge, who provide styling for men, women and children - satisfaction is guaranteed! We are experts in precision cutting, perming and colouring and use only the most current advanced technical techniques, including a specialist rescue service for complete colour correction. We offer long hair designs for Weddings, Balls and Proms to ensure that your hair is beautiful for your special day and offer the most complete and technically advanced products and services. Our dedicated staff specialise in Wella hair colours & Orofluido hair care and styling products, all of which are available to buy and use at home.




Ferryboat House Unit 3

Pylewell Road


SO45 6AR

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Training provider

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

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Southampton City College


Samantha Hounsome 07919212941

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2017