Hairdressing Apprentice James Bushell

James Bushel are looking to recruit an Apprentice/Assistant to work in their busy salon in solihul , Edgbaston.

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Closing date: 29 Nov 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

    Min 30 Hours, Mon-Sat

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    19 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

James Bushell  are looking to recruit an Apprentice/Assistant to work in their busy salon in  solihull, Harborne..

Duties to include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Keeping salon area clean and tidy
  • Assisting stylists
  • Make refreshments for clients while giving the best customer service.
  • Shampooing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You need to have excellent communications skills as the role of an apprentice hairdresser involved in dealing with different people from different backgrounds on a daily basis. Willing to attend college fortnightly, take part in equality and diversity sessions, take part in employment rights and responsibilities, take part in in-house annual competitions. Also Wella Xposure and Apprentice of the Year.


In salon training, working towards NVQ level 2 in hairdressing with product knowledge training, attending college every fortnight for practical and theory sessions.



Personal qualities

Friendly, Hardworking with a passion for hairdressing

Qualifications required

No form of Qualifications required, but you will need to have a willingness to work towards Functional Skills in Maths & English- unless exempt.

Future prospects

Looking to progress onto Level 3

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the business, you maybe be expected to work long unsociable hours and possible late nights

About the employer

Having trained with the best, and with over 15 years’ experience in hairdressing, James Bushell is one of Birmingham’s most talented within the industry both in Birmingham and across the UK. Since opening the flagship James Bushell Hairdressing Salon Edgbaston, Birmingham, in 2006 his career and the brand has gone from strength to strength, becoming the premium name in expert, luxury hairdressing. After 8 years, and a high customer demand, James expanded The James Bushell Hairdressing salon brand with a second salon location in Solihull, quickly followed with a third in Harvey Nichols, The Mailbox, Birmingham. Each salon offers the most up-to-date techniques and their teams of expert and talented hairdressers offer the best in colouring and styling, and work with all the best, major brands and product ranges at all 3 salon locations.


James Bushell



Mill Lane


B91 3AT

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Training provider

Your NVQ Level 2 training will be carried out at Reflections Training Academy based in the City Centre. Training will take place fortnightly. Reflections are a work based learning provider offering high class hairdressing training. Reflections have years of hairdressing and training experience so you are definitely in the right hands. Training is offered on a day release basis at the academy. Reflections always go the extra mile to offer you the chance to get involved in events and competitions inside and outside the Academy. Reflections Training Academy Staff represent the fun, lively and fashionable industry you will be entering into.


Apprenticeship framework


Training provider

Reflections Training Academy

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reflections Academy


Jeanette Banks 01216432147

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Closing date: 29 Nov 2017