Apprentice Hairdresser Lewis James

Lewis James Hair Design are looking to recruit an Apprentice Hairdresser to work in their exciting busy salon

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Closing date: 01 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

    40 hours per week , college attendance one day per week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Lewis James is a young exciting busy Salon looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to join their expanding team. If you’ve always dreamed of a career in the Hairdressing Industry and live local to the Westhoughton area, then this is the position for you.

As an Apprentice you will receive training in all aspects of hairdressing and will assist the stylists in the day to day running of the salon.

As an Apprentice your duties will include:

  • Providing outstanding customer service to Clients in the Salon
  • Performing reception duties
  • Learning a variety of Level 2 hairdressing skills
  • Shampoo and conditioning of client’s hair
  • Taking part in set training
  • Maintaining salon health and safety – including maintaining and clean and tidy salon.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communication skills, friendly, confident, self-motivated, able to use own initiative, flexible and not afraid of hard work.

Personal qualities

Smart appearance, Good personal Hygiene, Evidence of punctuality and attendance, able to work alone and as part of a team.

Qualifications required

No prior skills needed however an A-C Grade in English and math or a Grade 4 and above would be an advantage.

Future prospects

On completion of your Level 2 to the Standard of the Employer you may be asked to stay with the company to complete your Level 3

Things to consider

Please ensure you complete the application in full, as this is the first impression an employer receives of you. To ensure you have checked all spellings (and used Capital letters), it may be of benefit to use a word document and paste on to the application, thus making multiple applications easier. If you need any further assistance or information on this vacancy please email remembering to quote the vacancy title. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

From creative cutting and colouring to extensions and male grooming, Lewis James offers a unique experience tailored to you. Our team excel in customer care and are at the forefront of hair design and styling.


Lewis James



Market Street



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Training provider

Hairdressing NVQ Level 2 

Functional Skils where required

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College



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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017