Level 2 Hair Apprenticeship Carma Salons

We provide our clientele with an outstanding service and great customer care, as such we work hard as a team and require an equally hardworking, conscientious team player that we can rely on. If you have a passion for hair and want to work in a busy, friendly, hair and beauty salon and have an eagerness to learn, we want to hear from you.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 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

    Wednesday – Saturday, shifts TBC. 27 hours per week based on business needs.

    Total hours per week: 27.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This Apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity for someone to gain experience and learn from fully qualified team of stylists and technicians – gaining industry experience crucial to their development. It requires a lot of hard work, and a strong desire to learn.

The key responsibilities for a Level 2 role include:

  • Assist with reception duties
  • Ensuring a high standard of client care
  • Shampoo and conditioning clients in prepare for further services
  • Observing/shadowing more senior stylists/tenchnicians in cutting, colouring, perming, styling, consultation and hair-up
  • One-to-one training to develop skills learnt during observations
  • Maintain good housekeeping throughout the salon on a daily basis
  • Assist in the replenishment of stock

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good timekeeping
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to show initiative and work independently
  • Be a keen team player

Personal qualities

  • Empathetic and a keen listener
  • Confident and approachable
  • Well presented
  • Passion for the industry and willing to engage in continuous development

Qualifications required

Minimum of grade 3 (D equivalent) in both English and Maths.

Future prospects

On completion of your apprenticeship we would hope to secure your employment as a permanent member of our team.

Things to consider

Within this industry you need to consider that there is long periods of standing up and you are required to maintain a positive working attitude on the salon floor. You have to also be aware of salon demands and may require flexibility with breaks and lunch.

About the employer

Carma salon has been established for over 10 years and for the last 12 months have had new owners that have re-branded and refurbished the salon to keep it up to date.


Carma Salons



Whitchurch Road



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diplomain Hairdressing
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths (where applicable)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology


Jules Condie 01743 260400 julesc@shrewsbury.ac.uk

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017