Hairdressing Apprentice Headmasters (Lancashire) Limited

This busy high street salon is looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated individual to join their large team of stylists. Duties will include: assisting the stylist, reception cover, cleaning rota duties, training.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 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

    40 hours per week including some evenings and weekends, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A professional approach to this industry is required as interaction with the general public is on-going. The suitable candidate must show passion for the industry.

The job role will include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Making and serving drinks
  • Reception duties
  • Cleaning duties

The stylist will expect you to work closely alongside her, observing and assisting with colouring, shampooing and blow-drying.

Training will be given on a weekly basis in the work place; this may follow the college programme. Monthly or weekly meetings/appraisals may be given.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The employer would prefer some basic skills in shampooing and blow-drying, however self-motivation and a willingness to learn are essential.

Personal qualities

  • Professionalism
  • Interest
  • Cleanliness
  • Time keeping
  • Punctuality

Qualifications required

GCSEs in Maths and English A* – C or equivalent qualifications preferred, however, functional skills can be gained in college if these cannot be produced.

Future prospects

Possible progression onto Level 3 Hairdressing. Possible full time/permanent employment.

Things to consider

There may be at least one late shift per week and Saturday/Sunday work. Days and times to be worked tbc.

About the employer

Established in 1978, Headmasters Hair and Beauty Salon in Waterfoot has become one of the longest established, family owned salons within the area.


Headmasters (Lancashire) Limited



Bacup Road



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Training provider

All aspects of NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing will be trained both at college (one day per week) and in salon.

Level 1 Functional skills in Maths & English (if required).

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College


Work based learning team 01254 292593

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017