Hairdressing Apprentice Charlotte Elizabeth McClean

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to undertake an apprenticeship in Hairdressing at a prestigious salon in Darlington

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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

    Min 30 - Max 40 hours per week between Tue - Sat

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

You will join the team of enthusiastic professional stylists catering to both men and women.

The duties and responsibilities involved in this role will include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients in a friendly and helpful manner
  • Making appointments for clients and assisting with reception duties
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Stock management and placing orders
  • You will learn how to mix colours and apply various colouring techniques, as well as cleanse and style the hair
  • As your training progresses you will learn a variety of cutting and styling techniques

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We are looking for applications from individuals who have the following skills:

  • You need to be confident and have the ability to work independently without the need for close supervision;
  • Good customer service and communication skills are vital in this role;
  • You must be able to follow instructions with a methodical approach;
  • You must be organised and have good attention to detail


Personal qualities

  • You should be self-driven and an enthusiastic approach to work with a desire to succeed in Hairdressing
  • Having a helpful and friendly approach is essential
  • A professional appearance is essential
  • You should be interested in the Hairdressing industry

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grades A to C in English and Maths (or equivalent) are an advantage but are not essential

Future prospects

Progression to Level 2 Barbering, Customer Service or Team Leading qualification. Or natural progression to Level 3 Hairdressing is a possibility

Things to consider

This role will involve working with chemicals and heated equipment You will have to keep the salon clean and tidy throughout the day You will have to make tea and coffee for the clients throughout the day You must have a flexible approach to work as some late nights and weekend work may be required The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

This popular salon, located in Darlington offers a range of products and services to all of its clients and has a team of professionals who are looking for an apprentice to join their team.


Charlotte Elizabeth McClean



Coniscliffe Road



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Training provider

  • You will attend your local BL Centre one day per fortnight and work towards an NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing along with a technical certificate and Key Skills in Communication, Application of Number and IT if applicable.
  • Full training will be given in the salon.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair and Beauty > Hair Professional

Training provider

BL Hairdressing Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by B L Hairdressing Training


Verity Griffiths 0191 261 9636

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017