Hairdressing Apprenticeship at Alexandra Hair Lee Chittenden

Salon based just off Southend High Street. Looking for a keen and creative individual to join their friendly and stylish salon. The successful candidate will be trained within the Salon.

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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

    To be confirmed by the employer.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Carry out general salon duties
  • Assist stylists
  • Meet and greet clients
  • Shampoo and condition hair
  • Keep salon tidy
  • Make teas and coffees for clients

Attend training sessions within the salon to learn basic skills in hairdressing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication/ customer service skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good timekeeping skills

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Motivated and hard working
  • Friendly
  • Good team player

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A*-C (9-4) grade in English and Maths desirable but not essential (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Complete Hairdressing Apprenticeship at Level 2 and progress to junior stylist within salon. Possible opportunity to further own skills by completing Hairdressing Level 3

Things to consider

Vacancy for candidate requires physical work and you may be required to work on Saturdays as part of your working week Training sessions in salon on models and day release to college for training at Central Training Group (depending on salon) Please be advised Central Training Group will be managing all applications for this vacancy You must attend an information, advice and guidance session with Central Training Group, where an initial interview/meeting will take place. Should you have any further questions please contact CTG on 0800 783 2901 Please note: we may have sent your details to the salons which you have applied for and they may contact you to arrange an interview via telephone or email If you cannot make the interview or no longer wish to pursue the interview, please let the salon know as soon as possible

About the employer

Alexandra Hair was established in December 2002 by Lee and Debbie Chittenden. Lee and Debbie have been hairdressing for many years both in individual salons and together up until finally opening up their own Salon. Their aim was to create a salon that had all the professionalism and expertise of a top London Salon but with the relaxed atmosphere that comes from a family owned and run establishment. They have welcomed many stylists to the team and each one brings their own personality and skills and contributes to the warm team environment. We take pride in getting to know our clients well so that you get to feel like part of our team during your visit and have a relaxing experience, feeling that you've been catching up with friends.


Lee Chittenden



Alexandra Street



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Training provider

  • Full in-house training to be provided by the employer, alongside attending Central Training Group to work towards and complete your Hairdressing Apprenticeship
  • Depending on the salon, you may have assessors come to your work place. This is in-salon training

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider

Central Hairdressing & Joshua Galvin Academy

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central Training Academy Limited


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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017