Apprentice Hairdresser BE Fabulous

This is a real opportunity for an aspiring hairdresser to gain experience through a Level 2 programme working with our professional stylist.

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Closing date: 21 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

    Minimum of 30 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a real opportunity for an aspiring hairdresser to gain experience through a Level 2 programme working with our professional stylist. Combined with a study programme at The City of Liverpool College (one day per week) you will be working with our salon team as the business needs someone who has a passion to succeed as a hairdresser.

We are looking for a junior apprentice to develop their skills in hairdressing in our salon in Saughall Massie.

At first, you will be expected to carry out tasks such as:

  • Greeting customers
  • Making sure towels and supplies are ready for use
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Shampooing and conditioning
  • Advising on minor hair and scalp problems
  • Making appointments and handling payments
  • Ordering materials
  • Making sure that hair products containing chemicals are used and stored correctly
  • Mixing tints and applying them
  • Starting/finishing blow dry’s etc
  • Some basic cutting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skill
  • Manual dexterity

Personal qualities

  • Personable and positive approach
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible, as the role will require a range of functions

Qualifications required

Ideally a minimum of GCSE grades D-E but a Level 1 in English and Maths Functional Skills would have to be gained by the end of the programme. A real passion for hairdressing is the key to this role.

Future prospects

On successful completion of the apprenticeship the post will be reviewed and there may be the opportunity of a full-time position.

Things to consider

NB Must have good transport access to the salon. Morton and Upton are nearest village centres. The recruitment process will involve a paid working trial period, prior to the start of the actual apprenticeship.

About the employer

Be Fabulous Hair & Make-Up Salon We offer the latest styles and beauty treatments at our popular salon in Saughall Massie, Wirral. Our head stylist, Tracey, will offer support and development for our apprentice alongside the College course.


BE Fabulous


Saughall Massie Road


CH49 4LD

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Training provider

The Hairdressing Level 2 apprenticeship involves attending College one day per week (term-time only, near Duke Street) to gain the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hair and Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths. If GCSE's are already held then the apprentice will not need the Functional Skills.

The apprentice will also have workplace visits every 3-4 weeks for workplace assessment/review.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider

Liverpool Community College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The City of Liverpool College


Nikki Smith 0151 252 3163

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Closing date: 21 Sep 2017