Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice J McGrail Ltd TA R J Hair & Beauty

You will learn all aspects of hairdressing from shampooing clients hair, reception duties, cleaning, mixing colours and greeting clients whilst working towards a city and guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing. You will work full time hours and you will attend Lookfantastic training centre in Hove one day a week.

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Closing date: 01 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

    Full time hours over 4 days which may include Saturdays. Shifts TBC. You will attend the training centre in Hove one day a week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have space for a Hairdressing Apprentice to join our team. You will learn all aspects of hairdressing from:

  • Basic cuts.
  • Shampooing clients hair.
  • Reception duties, cleaning.
  • Mixing colours.
  • Greeting clients.

Learning hairdressing as an apprentice will also give you valuable knowledge of how a salon runs day to day.

You will be required to attend Lookfantastic training centre in Hove one day a week to complete your qualification in hairdressing. This will involve a mix of theory and practical lessons and some focused workshops.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organisational and time keeping skills.

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and keen nature.

Qualifications required

  • English and Maths grade C or equivalent is preferred but we can deliver Functional Skills as part of your course so these are not necessary.

Future prospects

As a level 2 hairdresser you could remain as a stylist within a salon. You could go on to complete your level 3 which would open up your options to running your own column or business, working on a cruise ship or becoming a mobile hairdresser for example.

About the employer

Our salon is based in the centre of busy Brighton and our clientele is a great mix of key hairdressing basics and new modern techniques. This will mean you get great hands on experience of all types of hairdressing needs. We have a friendly welcoming team here who will happily support you through your learning.


J McGrail Ltd TA R J Hair & Beauty



Queens Road



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Training provider

Level 2 Hairdressing.

Training will take place in our Hove training centre one day a week. There will be a mix of theory and practical lessons and you will be assessed in the training centre or in your salon.

As a level two you will be learning the basics of hairdressing and of working within a salon.

The units you cover may include:

Style and finish hair, 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, Relax hair, Perm and neutralise hair, Plait and twist hair, Temporarily attach hair to enhance a style, Remove hair extensions, Fulfil salon reception duties, Cut men's hair using basic techniques

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Rewards Training Recruitment Consultancy


Stephanie Lloyd 01273 778631 stephani.lloyd@lookfantastictraining.co.uk

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2017