Hairdressing Apprentice Arcana

Cutting hair shampooing, cleaning, reception work General help around the salon

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 - 37 hours per week. can include an evening or two and some weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The apprentice will 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.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Friendly, helpful, good time keeping, appearance and excellent people skills.

Personal qualities

Outgoing, Passionate about the job, Bubbly

Qualifications required

Entry is subject to interview and assessment. You will need to have relevant employment. In addition, you need to have 4 GCSEs at grade D / 3 or higher, including English and Maths or have achieved a Level 1 hairdressing qualification or have relevant experience* and be able to demonstrate ability equivalent to, or exceeding Level 1 in English and Maths.

Future prospects

to want to become a competent hairdresser and learn all aspects of how a salon operates.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Arcana Hair and Beauty has been established for over twenty years providing our valued clients with the ultimate hair and beauty experience! Here at Arcana our mission is to give our clients the best experience in hair and beauty care. We aim to inspire creativity throughout our salons, providing our clients with a stylish environment, offering products that combine the best ingredients from both science and nature.





Bedford Place


SO15 2DG

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Training provider

This apprenticeship is offered through:

- day release attendance at either Eastleigh College (HAAPA)
- day release attendance at Above Bar Training in Southampton city centre (HAAPB)
- work-based learning (HWB21)

If you select day release you will attend college one day per week during term time and spend the rest of your time earning and learning in the workplace.

If you select work-based learning you will be visited in the workplace by a college assessor who will also work with you to develop your job knowledge.

You will be assessed on a continuous basis through a combination of knowledge and practical assessment activities, including assessment of activities in the workplace.

Your progress will be continuously monitored and supported by an Apprenticeship Achievement Officer.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Eastleigh College


Matt Taylor 02380 911 170

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017