Hairdressing Apprentice Katherine Kavanagh

We are looking for an apprentice to work in our salon in Woolton Rd, Wavertree, towards a Level 2 NVQ Hairdressing apprenticeship with us through The City of Liverpool College.

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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

    35 hours per week - shift days to be agreed, (Monday to Saturday) including one day per week in college.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an apprentice to work in our salon in Woolton Rd, Wavertree, towards a Level 2 NVQ Hairdressing apprenticeship with us through The City of Liverpool College.

This is a great opportunity for an aspiring hairdresser to gain experience through a Level 2 programme. Working with experienced stylists in our salon in Wallasey in the business needs someone who has a passion to succeed as a hairdresser.

We are looking for a junior apprentice to develop their skills in hairdressing:

At first, you will be expected to carry out tasks such as:

• Greeting customers

• Shampooing hair

• Making sure towels and supplies are ready for use

• Keeping the salon clean and tidy.

As the apprenticeship progresses Your work will include:

• Shampooing and conditioning

• Advising on minor hair and scalp problems

• Making appointments and handling payments

• Ordering materials

• Making sure that hair products containing chemicals are used and stored correctly

As you progress there will also be an opportunuty for some cutting experience.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work with hands

Personal qualities

  • Personable and positive approach
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible, as the role will require a range of functions within the salon

Qualifications required

Ideally a minimum of GCSE grades D-E/4-9 OR Level 1 in English and Math but. a real passion for hairdressing is the key to this role and succeeding on the course

Future prospects

On successful completion of the apprenticeship the post will be reviewed and there may be the opportunity of a full-time position, and/or progression onto a Level 3 programme.

Things to consider

Important Information Must have good transport access to the salon. Reality check Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by the Government for non-levy paying employers. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.

About the employer

We are a very friendly, professional and modern hair salon with two salons – one in Wavertree and another in Allerton.


Katherine Kavanagh



Woolton Road


L15 6TB

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Training provider

The Hairdressing Level 2 apprenticeship involves attending College one day per week (term-time only, near Duke Street) ) to gain the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hair and Functional Skills Level 1 in English and Maths. IF GCSEs are already held then the apprentice will not need the Functional Skills.

The apprentice will also visits every 8 weeks for workplace assessment and review.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider

Liverpool Community College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The City of Liverpool College


Nikki Smith 0151 252 3163

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017