Apprentice Hairdresser Sheil Salon

This is an exciting apprenticeship opportunity to join a busy salon, gaining and enhancing your skills and knowledge of hairdressing while working towards a Level 2 qualification in this area.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 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

    On a rota pattern to be arranged

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice Hairdresser you will work within a busy salon, training to enhance your skills with hair.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the senior stylist
  • General reception duties and bookings
  • Helping with duties such as washing hair and hair colouring
  • Training day with own models
  • Any other duties deemed reasonable at the time

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful applicant will have:

  • An arty and creative personality
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • The ability to intereact well with others
  • Attentive approach towards tasks

Personal qualities

The successful applicant will be:

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Personable and able to inspire, inform and share ideas with the team
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Interested in fashion and trends and have a basic understanding of the hairdressing industry

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications are required for this role.

Future prospects

There are good training opportunities for the right candidate.

Things to consider

The position requires a lot of standing, but there is a rest room provided. There will most likely be a requirement to work Saturdays. From 1st of April 2017 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 or over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. Those between the ages of 19-24 who are in their second year (or third year) need to be paid the National Minimum Wage for their age bracket. In April 2016 the new National Living Wage was implemented and therefore if you are over the age of 25 and in your second or third year of an Apprenticeship you will be entitled to be paid the National Living Wage. Please see below for further information:

About the employer

Sheil Hair is a busy hairdressing salon located in Shrewsbury. The salon have a loyal client base and offer a high level of customer service and professional hair advice to its customers.


Sheil Salon


Unit 4

The Shopping Parade, Tilstock Crescent



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Training provider

  • Hairdressing Level 2
  • Functional Skills: English Level 1
  • Functional Skills: Maths Level 1
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

As part of the Hairdressing apprenticeship, the successful applicant will need to attend an induction session plus a literacy/numeracy diagnostic at a County Training centre. In addition learners will attend the County Training Hair Academy once a week for 12 weeks to complete the knowledge aspect of the qualification, followed by a further 12 fortnightly practical sessions.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by County Training


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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017