City & Guilds Level 2 in Hairdressing Master Cutters

Working alongside a team of very experienced stylists you will work towards your Apprenticeship Level 2 Standards in Hairdressing, learning all areas of basic hairdressing in a friendly and professional environment.

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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

    Working full time for 5 days a week including weekends and evenings. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Whilst working alongside a team of very experienced stylists you will receive knowledge on hairdressing skills and client care skills.

To begin with your basic duties in the salon will include:

  • Shampooing and treatment application
  • Client Care
  • Client Refreshments
  • Cleaning and laundry
  • Basic reception duties
  • Assisting stylists with clients

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will need to be able to:

  • Work under pressure
  • Use your own initiative
  • Work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and cheerful
  • Team player
  • Able to interact with all ages
  • Enjoy being busy

Qualifications required

Whilst none are required as we can assist with gaining the necessary English and Maths qualifications required, we do ask that you enter your GCSE (or equivalent) results for English and Maths above.

Future prospects

Once you complete your Level 2 you may be offered a graduate stylist position in the salon and go on to work towards your Level 3. A career in hairdressing can lead to many things including TV and film work, travel, salon management, colour specialist, stage work or even to owning your own salon.

Things to consider

Hairdressing is hard work and requires a lot of standing, so good stamina is essential. There is a lot of technical and practical skills to be learnt and a good attitude to theory work is essential as homework will be expected.

About the employer

A busy family run, high street salon with a long established team and clientele. Members of 365. Master Cutters offer top quality hairdressing for all the family. We are regularly looking for energetic, enthusiastic and lively people to join the team.


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Training provider

  • Level 2 City & Guilds Apprenticeship Standard in Hair Professional

Whilst working in the salon for four days a week you will also be paid to attend training for 1 day a week at The Hair Academy. You will receive hairdressing training in a real salon environment, working on real clients by very experienced Assessors.

Master Cutters Hayes also provide regular training in salon to assist with your training and knowledge and also frequently send their team on courses to professional companies such as 365.

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