Hair Professional Apprentice Strand

You will be working in a busy city centre salon as a hairdressing apprentice learning the techniques behind cutting, colouring and styling.

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

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Closing date: 23 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

    You will be working a minimum of 30hours over 5 days, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    22 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Reception work
  • Answering the telephone & creating reservations
  • Shampooing & conditioning hair
  • Changing the colour of hair using basic techniques
  • Styling & cutting hair
  • Ensuring own actions reduce risk to health & safety
  • Giving clients a positive image of yourself and salon
  • Perming and neutralising
  • Promoting salon and products
  • Keeping the salon, clean, tidy & presentable

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Great communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Approachable
  • Creative
  • Chatty

Qualifications required

  • Maths and English GCSE A-E or 9-4 (or equivalent qualification)

Future prospects

The opportunity to build up your own clientele in a successful busy city centre salon.

About the employer

The Strand is a small, unisex, local hairdressers in the centre of Carlisle.




56 58

Scotch Street



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Training provider

A 22 month programme which includes day release in our training centre and structured on-the-job training provided by the employer where you will gain;

  • Level 2 Diploma (QCF NVQ) in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Be Safe Booklet

Apprenticeship standard

Hair and Beauty > Hair Professional

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by RWP Training Ltd


Katie Lawson

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Oct 2017