NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice Yan Hairdressing Salon

Want to become a top stylist? An opportunity has arisen to become part of the team at this prestigious salon based in Leicester. Yan Hair salon is looking for an Apprentice Hairdresser to join the team and be part of an ongoing learning experience.

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    Monday-Saturday 5 days a week, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001308370

  • Positions

    1 available

A prestigious Salon in Leicester. Yan Hair salon is looking for somebody who is enthusiastic and passionate about starting a career in hairdressing to join their friendly and experienced team!

This will be a full time position working a minimum of 30 hours per week and hours of work will be discussed at interview stage. Hours are likely to involve working at least one late evening and Saturdays are essential.

Typical daily tasks of an apprentice will include:

  • Cleaning and tidying salon
  • Greeting clients
  • Making drinks
  • Shampooing clients hair
  • Advising clients on shampoos, conditioners and treatments (training will be given)
  • Assisting and observing stylists and when a certain level of skill and understanding has been gained the tasks will gradually increase to things like applying colours, blow drying, styling etc

As part of your working work you will receive training from the salon's stylists and you will be visited on a regular basis for assessments by a Heart of England Training assessor to work towards NVQ level 2 in Hairdressing


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident with good communication skills
  • Able to speak fluent English
  • Maths would be advantageous but not essential as this can also be taught. You should be smart, presentable, with a good attitude to work and time keeping

Personal qualities

You should be:

  • Friendly
  • Helpful
  • Inquisitive 
  • Customer focused 
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications required

Candidate needs to be:

  • Fluent in speaking English
  • Able to read and write in English
  • Maths qualification would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given

Future prospects

On successful completion of NVQ level 2 Hairdressing, there may be the opportunity to progress onto NVQ level 3 Hairdressing and good training programme plus a chance at progressing to management for the right candidate.

About the employer

22 Years of success at Yan hair, has been achieved by a commitment to ongoing training and team development. This approach led Aveda to select the stylish salon to spearhead the launch of their new 96% naturally derived colour range. The best products, expert training, a friendly team alongside late night opening and teaching you how to recreate the salon style at home are all part of the service at Yan Hair. The continued success of the salon is based on the simple principle that whether its your first, or your hundredth visit the service will make you want to come back again and again. As the team say;We don't just want people to love their hair but also the experience. The salon is open six days a week, include late nights until 8pm on Wednesday and Thursday.

Employer

Yan Hairdressing Salon

Address

53

Queens Road

Leicester

LE2 1TT

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Training provider

  • NVQ level 2 Hairdressing will include units such as; health and safety, effectiveness at work, providing consultations, shampooing and conditioning, style and finish hair, set and dress hair, colour hair, cut hair along with a number of optional units which will be discussed on your first visit with the assessor
  • Functional skills in Maths and English if applicable

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

HEART OF ENGLAND TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd

Contact

Molly Meadows 07881334748 molly.meadows@hoet.co.uk


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Closing date: 11 Oct 2017