Level 2 Hairdressing Apprenticeship DNK

You will learn all aspects of hairdressing from shampooing clients hair, reception duties, cleaning, mixing colours and greeting clients whilst working towards a city and guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing. You will work full time hours and you will attend Lookfantastic training centre in Hove one day a week.

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Closing date: 01 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

    Full time hours which will include Saturdays. You will have one day in the training centre and one day off with 4 in the salon.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

We have space for a Hairdressing Apprentice to join our team.

You will learn all aspects of hairdressing from basic cuts, shampooing clients hair, reception duties, cleaning, mixing colours and greeting clients.

Learning hairdressing as an apprentice will also give you valuable knowledge of how a salon runs day to day.

You will work full time hours including weekends for 4 days.

You will be required to attend Lookfantastic training centre in Hove one day a week to complete your qualification in hairdressing. This will involve a mix of theory and practical lessons and some focused workshops.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good timekeeping.
  • Good customer service skills.

Personal qualities

  • Friendly nature.
  • Willingness to learn.

Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths at grade C or above is preferred but we can deliver Functional Skills as part of your course so these are not necessary.

Future prospects

You can go on to train at a Level 3 standard or continue to work as a junior stylist with your Level 2 qualification.

Things to consider

This is a physically demanding role as you will be standing all day.

About the employer

Our salon is based in Hove and our clientele is a great mix of key hairdressing basics and new modern techniques. This will mean you get great hands on experience of all types of hairdressing needs. We have a friendly welcoming team here who will happily support you through your learning. Our successful family run business has been established for over 30 years.





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Training provider

  • Level 2 Hairdressing

Training will take place in our Hove training centre one day a week. There will be a mix of theory and practical lessons and you will be assessed in the training centre or in your salon.

As a level two you will be learning the basics of hairdressing and of working within a salon.

The units you cover may include:

  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Relax hair
  • Perm and neutralise hair
  • Plait and twist hair
  • Temporarily attach hair to enhance a style
  • Remove hair extensions
  • Fulfil salon reception duties
  • Cut men's hair using basic techniques

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Rewards Training Recruitment Consultancy


Stephanie Lloyd 01273 778631 stephanie.lloyd@lookfantastictraining.co.uk

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2017