Hairdresser Apprentice THOMPSON & GREGORY LIMITED

A small but busy and successful hairdressing salon based in West Bridgford is looking to offer an exciting opportunity for an apprenticeship candidate wanting to take their first steps into a career within the hair industry.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 22 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.50

    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

    Mon-Sun Between 9am-9pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091056146

  • Positions

    1 available

Thompson and Gregory are looking to offer an exciting opportunity for an apprenticeship candidate wanting to take their first steps into a career within the industry.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Performing reception duties such as answering telephone calls and making appointments
  • Meeting and Greeting clients, making refreshments
  • Maintaining client records
  • Selling and recommending retail products
  • Cleaning the salon work areas and equipment
  • Talking to clients about their requirements

Carry out hair-styling functions such as:

  • Dry and style hair using brushes, combs, straightening irons and other equipment
  • Shampoo, condition, treat hair & scalp
  • Change hair colours
  • Set and dress hair
  • Style and finish hair
  • Basic hair cutting using clippers, scissors or razors

Throughout your apprenticeship you will attend college once a week. Once you are competent and have been assessed by an assessor in the workplace, you will be given more responsibilities, this does take time and patience. it usually takes 3 years to complete both the level 2 & level 3 qualification.

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. You will only need to attend college in Nottingham City Centre for initial assessments, enrolment and once a week on a Monday for training.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Be willing and able to follow instructions from others

Personal qualities

  • Will be enthusiastic with a genuine interest in pursuing a career as a Hair Stylist
  • Reliable and punctual, the post holder will have the ability to communicate with clients in a professional but friendly and welcoming manner

Qualifications required

  • A*-D Maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable but not essential

Future prospects

Opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours Happy to attend college one day a week in Nottingham City Centre

About the employer

A small but busy and successful hairdressing salon in West Bridgford is looking to offer an exciting opportunity for an apprenticeship candidate wanting to take their first steps into a career within the industry.

Employer

THOMPSON & GREGORY LIMITED

Address

22 Hilton Crescent

West Bridgford

Nottingham

NG2 6HT

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Training provider

  • Practical and Theory training at our City Centre Wheeler Gate Salon 1 day per week
  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills English and Maths (Level 1 or Level 2 is required)

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

CENTRAL COLLEGE NOTTINGHAM

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central College Nottingham

Contact

Beth Hampson-Smith


Other information

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies * Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation * * Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early* This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link provided to apply. If you require assistance with applying for this Apprenticeship please contact us on 0115 9457260 or email on business@centralnottingham.ac.uk


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Nov 2017