Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice

RETREAT NUNEATON LIMITED

Want to become a top stylist? An opportunity has arisen to become part of the team at this prestigious salon based in Nuneaton. The Retreat salon is looking for an apprentice hair dresser to join the team and be part of an ongoing learning experience.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£140.00

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 - Saturday

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

03 Jul 2017

Date posted

12 May 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001228626

Positions

1 available

A prestigious Salon in Nuneaton - The Retreat Hair salon is looking for somebody who is enthusiastic and passionate about starting a career in hairdressing to join their friendly and experienced team! This will be a full time position working up to 40 hours per week and hours of work will be discussed at interview stage. Hours are likely to involve working at least one late evening and Saturdays are essential.

Typical daily tasks of an apprentice will include;

  • Cleaning and tidying salon
  • Greeting clients
  • Making drinks
  • Shampooing clients hair
  • Advising clients on shampoos, conditioners and treatments (training will be given)
  • Assisting and observing stylists and when a certain level of skill and understanding has been gained the tasks will gradually increase to things like applying colours
  • Blow drying
  • Styling etc.

As part of your working work you will receive training from the salon's stylists and you will be visited on a regular basis for assessments by a Heart of England Training assessor to work towards NVQ level 2 in hairdressing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident with good communication skills
  • Able to speak fluent English.
  • Maths would be advantageous but not essential as this can also be taught. You should be smart, presentable, with a good attitude to work and time keeping

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Helpful
  • Inquisitive 
  • Customer focused 
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications required

  • Fluent in speaking English
  • Able to read and write in English
  • Maths qualification would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given

Future prospects

On successful completion of NVQ level 2 hairdressing, there may be the opportunity to progress onto NVQ level 3 hairdressing and good training program plus a chance at progressing to management for the right candidate

Things to consider

Applicants must have a realistic idea of what it is like to work as an apprentice in the hairdressing industry and must be willing to help out with the less glamorous tasks such as cleaning! Please be aware that when working as a hairdressing apprentice part of your daily jobs will be to clean and tidy the salon. There will be some long periods of standing. Applicants also need to ensure that they are willing to work Saturdays and at least one late evening before applying for the position as this is a requirement when working in the hairdressing industry.

About the employer

The Retreat Hair and Beauty Salon are a centrally located salon in Nuneaton with years of experience and knowledge to share with the suitable apprentice.

Employer

RETREAT NUNEATON LIMITED

Address

1 Riverside

Bond Street

Nuneaton

CV11 4DA

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Training provider

NVQ level 2 Hairdressing will include units such as; health and safety, effectiveness at work, providing consultations, shampooing and conditioning, style and finish hair, set and dress hair, colour hair, cut hair along with a number of optional units which will be discussed on your first visit with the assessor. Functional skills in Maths and English if applicable

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

HEART OF ENGLAND TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd

Contact

Leah Fazackerley 07376364166 leah.fazackerley@hoet.co.uk

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2017