Hairdressing Apprentice Level 2 The Salon

The Salon are looking to recruit a Hairdressing Apprentice to join their busy business in Torquay. If you have a passion for Hairdressing then this is an incredible opportunity to work for a leading Salon in the South West!

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Closing date: 26 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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

    Tuesday- Saturday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    27 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001298908

  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice your duties will include:

  • Meeting clients.
  • Answering the phone.
  • Making bookings.
  • Helping colleagues with clients.
  • Cleaning and making refreshments.
  • Follow Health and Safety Procedure in the Salon.
  • As you progress you will become involved in styling, colouring and cutting.
  • Making sure that the work stations are kept clean and tidy at all times.

You will be assisting Stylists in ensuring that all clients are given the highest levels of customer service with special attention to comfort and friendliness. You will also generate and promote a professional working atmosphere and assist stylists in advising clients in all aspects of services available, including advising clients of all products, tools and equipment available for retail purchase.

By assisting the Salon Manager and the Stylists, you will gain the necessary knowledge and experience to help you to progress in this exciting career. You will be supervised by a fully qualified member of staff throughout your training.

You will have the incredible opportunity to attend our new Hairdressing Academy in the  heart of Torquay one day a week. You will have the chance to practise your hairdressing skills on models. You will be allocated an Assessor who will support you throughout your Apprenticeship.

You will be fully supported throughout your Apprenticeship by the employer and PGL Training as the learning provider. The opportunities of working for the Salon are endless.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The successful applicants will need to be able to work as part of a team.
  • The ability to use your own initiative.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Openness to learning new ideas and techniques.
  • You need to have a real passion for the business, be friendly and willing to work hard.
  • Good sense of humour.
  • Be aware of health and safety issues.
  • Good practical skills.
  • Creativity.
  • Being able to follow instruction by your Manager at all times.
  • Kind and polite.
  • Being able to hold an interested conversation with employers.
  • Fantastic communication skills.

Personal qualities

  • Familiar with current trends within the Hairdressing and Fashion Industry
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic about hairdressing
  • A friendly personality to interact efficiently with customers and colleagues.
  • Creative and efficient.
  • Smart appearance.
  • Bubbly outgoing personality.

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

After completing an Apprenticeship you may have the chance to progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship in Hairdressing. There may be the chance for full time employment for the right person.

Things to consider

Working in a salon is tiring and means being physically active all day. Being on time is especially important as you don’t want to keep clients waiting and you must be flexible and be prepared to be working long hours. 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).

About the employer

Our unisex hair salon is located on Ilsham Road, Wellswood one of Torquay’s most prestigious areas. Now in its 8th year, The Salon has established an enviable reputation as one of the areas most sought after hair salons.Led by Ian Redwood and BJ Blackmore, our professional and talented team of hairdressers and beauty specialists create a tailor made look just for you with emphases on healthy hair, nails and beauty at affordable prices with some of the best customer service in town.At our Salon you will find an airy, comfortable space, with a vibrant and sociable atmosphere, where you can enjoy the ultimate hairdressing experience at the hands of our passionate and experienced team members.With outstanding technical expertise and a wealth of experience gained from across the globe, The Salon is recognised for creating on-trend looks that are tailor-made to suit you and your lifestyle.We love to see you leave our Salon with a big smile, beautiful hair and confidence to boost, after all we are here to make you not only look fabulous but to feel it too!

Employer

The Salon

Address

27

Ilsham Road

Torquay

TQ1 2JG

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Training provider

  • Diploma in Hairdressing Level 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Functional Skills English Level 1 (If required)
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1 (If required)
  • Functional Skills English Level 2 (If required)
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2  (If required)

Apprenticeship standard

Hair and Beauty > Hair Professional

Training provider

PGL TRAINING (PLUMBING) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by P G L Construction Training

Contact

Alberto Pitocco


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Closing date: 26 Oct 2017