Apprentice Hairdresser Mark Vance

RDS Hairdressing are looking to recruit an apprentice hairdresser to join the team. Full training is provided in salon and at college. This is a great opportunity to work and train in the hairdressing industry whilst gaining recognised qualifications.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    37 hours per week (including Saturdays).

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This Apprenticeship covers all the basics of Hairdressing. As a Hairdressing Apprentice you will spend most of your time supporting the qualified stylist in the salon alongside learning the essential techniques such as cutting, colouring and styling.

Duties are likely to include: salon reception duties, shampooing, conditioning, styling and finishing hair and mixing and applying professional hair colours.

You will gain knowledge in Hairdressing topics such as hair and skin testing, the effects of chemicals on the hair and skin, the principles of hair colour selection and the principles of hair cutting.There is also the option to learn about promoting products within the salon environment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We are looking for someone who is confident communicating with people, honest and reliable with good timekeeping.

Personal qualities

Smart appearance, enthusiastic, efficient and hard working with a keen interest in the hairdressing industry.

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications are required, however all applicants must achieve a score of at least Entry Level 3 on the college online initial assessments as part of the application process.

Future prospects

A permanent position may be available on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

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).

About the employer

RDS Hairdressing are located in a prime location in the center of Blackpool at 11 Cedar Square. With our dedicated team we have a passion for creating the perfect style and colour for every occasion and lifestyle, along with hair care advice.


Mark Vance


11 Cedar Square



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackpool & The Fylde College


Kerry Offord

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Sep 2017