Intermediate Hairdressing Apprenticeship Richard Wallace

Richard Wallace Hair are looking for new talent to join our award winning team in our newly expanded and re-developed Solihull salon. You will be based in one of the UK's top salons working with an award winning team to help you succeed in your hairdressing career.

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Closing date: 21 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

    39.5 hours-Monday to Saturday.

    Total hours per week: 39.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

This is an amazing opportunity for 3 aspiring hairdressers to achieve a qualification and become a part of the Richard Wallace team. If you have a brilliant attitude, great client care and a passion for hairdressing we'd like to talk to you. You'll have the opportunity to build your skills and gain a NVQ Level 2 or 3 and be part of a successful, expanding salon with exciting career opportunities. Applicants will need a positive attitude and the ability to offer great customer service.

You will be working in the salon with your assessor training with you on a Monday at the salon allowing you to complete exams, observations and assessments

Your daily tasks will include:

  • Shampoo and conditioning
  • Salon cleaning
  • Taking off colours
  • Reception duties
  • Making and serving refreshments
  • Completing all units for your hairdressing qualifications

Richard Wallace Hair offers the opportunity to develop a career within a creative and progressive environment. We are always looking to build our team, so if you’re a motivated, skilled and experienced stylist we’d like to hear from you. We are a luxury award winning salon and if you want to become the best then Richard Wallace is the place to be

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Passionate
  • Dedicated
  • Customer Service
  • Bubbly
  • Confident

Personal qualities

  • To have a creative attitude towards hairdressing
  • Excellent personal hygiene
  • Able to work well as part of a team
  • Able to stay focused

Qualifications required


Future prospects

Potential employment or progression to Level 3. Further training/ employment not guaranteed

Things to consider

You will be required to work at least one late night each week.

About the employer

For over 20 years Richard Wallace Hair have been tending the tresses of Solihull's bright and beautiful. We have never lost the passion, enthusiasm and determination as Solihull's leading salon. With a host of awards behind us and the areas largest team of stylists, many of whom have been us for many years, we believe we offer a level of expertise and service unrivalled in the area.


Richard Wallace



Farmhouse Way


B90 4EH

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Training provider

  • Training for a NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing or Level 3 if you have completed intermediate.
  • Functional skills in Maths and English

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


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

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2017