Apprentice Hairdresser The Salon

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to undertake a hairdressing apprenticeship with The Salon in Melton, which has an attached barbers, in Melton, Woodbridge

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 28 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

    Monday - Saturday, 37.5 hpw

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    19 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an apprentice hairdresser, you may be required to:

  • Look after clients
  • Assist the stylists
  • Shampooing clients hair
  • Keeping the salon tidy and clean
  • Assisting on the front desk
  • Maintaining equipment and stock

While you will be working Monday - Saturday, you will have a day off during this time.

Working hours to be confirmed by employer after successful application.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Good practical skills
  • Creativity
  • Customer service and 'people' skills
  • An understanding and tactful approach
  • An awareness of fashion
  • Willingness to learn new techniques and methods
  • An awareness of health and safety issues

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate should be:

  • Motivated
  • Keen to learn
  • Interested in hairdressing

Qualifications required

None stated by the employer

Future prospects

The Apprentice will have every opportunity to become a permanent member of the team.

About the employer

Opened in November 2010 by Ayleigh Surridge, The Salon is a relaxed yet creative hair salon located just outside of the market town of Woodbridge. With an exceptional array of upmarket features like lay-down hair washing chairs and basins, you can be sure of perfection whilst still enjoying a warm and friendly welcome.


The Salon


Wilford Bridge Road



IP12 1RB

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location

Training provider

  • Hairdressing Level 2 Apprenticeship including NVQ Technical Certificate,
  • Functional Skills and Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • This is a work based qualification and does not require day release to college

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by W S Training Ltd


Recruitment Team 01473 220220

Other information

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully funded by the government. Training for apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.

Applications will be assessed and interviewed as soon as they are received, which may result in the vacancy closing before the advertised closing date, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 28 Aug 2017