City & Guilds Apprenticeship L2 in Hairdressing Claire Permaul

Working full time alongside a team of experienced stylists you will gain valuable skills & knowledge whilst studying at college one day a week. As well as your training you will be expected to support and assist the stylists and the general running of the salon.

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Closing date: 30 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

    Full time - on average a 40 hour week including evenings & Saturdays

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Whilst working in the salon and assisting the stylists your tasks will include:

  • Client refreshments
  • Shampooing & treatments
  • Laundry
  • Cleaning
  • Client Care

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will need a friendly personality and be able to work with people of all ages whilst working under pressure. You will also need to be able to use your own initiative as well as work as part of a team.

Personal qualities

In order to succeed in hairdressing you will need to be:

  • Friendly
  • Likeable
  • Able to use your own initiative
  • Have a sense of fashion
  • Enjoy peoples company

Qualifications required

None required

Future prospects

Once you have completed your Apprenticeship you may be asked to join the salon team as a graduate stylist and run your own column. You may also get the opportunity to do your Advanced Apprenticeship or specialize in a specific area of hairdressing. A career in hairdressing can lead on to many things including travel, training, management, tv & film work or even owning your own salon.

Things to consider

Hairdressing is very hard work and can be demanding, with long periods of standing. As well as working in the salons and studying at the academy you will be expected to complete homework assignments etc, so a good attitude to working hard and studying is vital as there is a lot to learn over the 2 years,

About the employer

A friendly & busy salon in the heart of Hawkinge with experienced stylists and a loyal clientele.


Claire Permaul



Defiant Close


CT18 7SU

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Training provider

Full level 2 training in all aspects of hairdressing to City & Guilds standards. By attending the Hair Academy for 1 day a week for 2 years along with in-salon training & courses you should expect to be at Graduate Stylist level at the end of your training and be able to run a column. Functional skills training in English & Maths will be provided if your GCSE's are below a C. The Hair Academy run columns for their learners with real clients, not models, in the same way you would in a salon.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair and Beauty > Hair Professional

Training provider

The Hair Academy

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Master Cutters


Jo Dawes 01233 629944

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017