Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice The Head Gardener

An opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to join our team of highly skilled hair experts.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    37-40 hours per week with 30 minutes unpaid lunch Salon opening Monday – Saturday Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    19 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be fully trained in all aspects of hairdressing to include:

  • Shampooing
  • Cutting
  • Colouring
  • Perming.
  • Reception
  • Complying with health and safety
  • Cleaning
  • Other relevant tasks as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be willing to learn and develop new skills
  • Must be hard working and focused to enable customer satisfaction.

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest to train in the Hairdressing industry,
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines,
  • Reliable and honest and have excellent time keeping.
  • Must be well presented - hair and make-up

Qualifications required

You must have GCSE’s grade D or above in both English & Mathematics (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Possible progression to an advanced apprenticeship.

Things to consider

From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Our Gateshead hair salon has L'Oreal trained staff offering styling, colouring, colour correction, hair up, forme, X-tenso for clientele covering all ages working over two floors with thirteen sections. Under the current owners who purchased the business in 2002 the refurbished salon has seen changes over the years. We train our staff properly so that they can look after your hair and make you look your best. Our main aim is to look after our customers so that they are totally satisfied with our service. After all, we want you to keep coming back and also recommend us to your friends. We offer a range of services using the top equipment and products. We use leading products like L'Oreal Professionnel Paris and Label M Professional Haircare. We realise that not everybody has the same hair, everybody is unique and therefore the treatment you need has to be bespoke to you. So if you are looking for professional service and a continued hair management programme, we promise you a unique and optimum course for you. When you come to us, you can take it easy knowing that our professionals are providing you with the ideal treatments that your hair needs to look its best.


The Head Gardener



High Street



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Training provider

  • You will study towards a Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals in Hairdressing with Gateshead College
  • Attending day release every Tuesday
  • Complete functional skills, if required.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gateshead College


Emily Jefferson 0191 4902361 emily.jefferson@gateshead.ac.uk

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2017