Apprentice Hairdresser Obsession

Obsession Hair Design has a fantastic opportunity for a Level 2 Hairdressing apprentice to join the team. We are looking for an apprentice who has the ambition to become a fully qualified hairdresser and is prepared to put in the hard work to achieve this. This vacancy would suit a school leaver

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Closing date: 29 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

    Monday – College, Tuesday – Day off, Wednesday - 10-7, Thursday 9-7, Friday - 9-6, Saturday 9-4 (your hours will be over these times)

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    12 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an Apprentice Hairdresser to work and train to become a qualified hairdresser. You will be involved in all aspects of hairdressing including shampooing, blow drying, colouring hair, styling techniques etc.

As an Apprentice Hairdresser you will be assisting the team in the following duties:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Shampooing
  • Removing colour
  • Blow-drying
  • Assisting Stylists
  • Reception duties
  • Team work to maintain high salon standards

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have an aptitude for hairdressing and a creative flair.
  • Must have good numeracy and literacy skills 

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Energetic
  • Confident
  • Keen to work and learn
  • A passion for Hairdressing

Qualifications required

  • English and Maths at grade C or above or equivalent, but not essential

Future prospects

We offer excellent prospects for the right candidate. Progression to level 3 hairdressing is available after you have completed your level 2 qualification and the possibility of a full-time, permanent Stylist position.

Things to consider

A career in Hairdressing is rewarding however requires hard work and commitment, the role involves working occasional evenings and Saturdays and you will be active for long periods of time.

About the employer

Obsession Hair Design is a busy salon with a mix of clientele. We are based in Leigh town centre. We offer a full range of hair services to suit your needs and have a large, loyal customer base.




2 Silk Street



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Training provider

  • Level 2 in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Training within the salon

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Wigan & Leigh College


Vicky Wood 01942 761104

Other information

  • All applications must be made through the apprenticeships vacancies
  • Then to be passed to the training advisor who will contact the salon and discuss
  • The start date of employment will be as soon as possible
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.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017