Hairdressing Apprentice Hair Bonito

To train under supervision to become a qualified hairdresser

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

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Closing date: 23 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

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    22 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To work in a hair salon along with a qualified stylist.

  • The training will include shampooing and conditioning hair, perming and neutralising.
  • Use basic techniques to cut and change the colour of hair.
  • Ensure that own actions reduce any risk to Health & safety.
  • Give clients a positive image of yourself and the salon.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • You must know how to make the most use of your time, and be able to multi-task well.
  • You must also be able to stay on a time schedule in order to meet appointment timetables and to keep from messing up your client’s time schedule.

Marketing skills:

  • As with most personal service businesses, you will have to acquire your own client base, which will involve marketing or promoting your services and yourself in various manners, depending on the type of employment you obtain.

Business management skills:

  • How to order supplies and performing customer service duties.
  • You will also be answering phones, scheduling appointments, marketing/promoting your business, and doing accounting/bookkeeping tasks.

Other skills:

  • Although not specifically required, it’s highly recommended that you have at least GCSEs or Standard Grades (Scotland) in English, Science and Maths.
  • You will need to be able to read instructions, write business proposals and reports, keep written records, and perform various math functions throughout the hair treatment processes.
  • You will also need to understand how the chemicals in the products may react under various conditions.

Personal qualities

People/interpersonal skills:

  • You must like meeting new people and enjoy helping others. You must be a good communicator (good verbal, writing, and listening skills are needed). You must be good at making people feel comfortable and relaxed. You must also be reliable, enthusiastic, and good at working independently and with other people.

Love of learning:

  • You will have to constantly be learning about new styles and products and how to use new equipment.


  • You may need to design new styles, create new techniques, or create a marketing campaign

Qualifications required

Maths and English at Grade D (or equivalent) or above not essential but desirable.

Future prospects

Possible progression on Level 3 apprenticeship.

About the employer

Hair Bonito, Wigton is a vibrant salon known for flair with hair. Established in 1989 by proprietor Louise Gray who is ably assisted by her daughter Charlotte, stylists Helen and Judith plus our junior stylist, Leonnie. Hair Bonito is devoted to professional unisex hair styling providing stylish cuts, perfect colours and great service and using only the best products to make you look your best.


Hair Bonito


High Street



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Training provider

An 22 month programme which includes day release in our training centre and structured on-the-job training provided by the employer where you will gain;

  • Level 2 Diploma (QCF NVQ) in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • ERR Workbook
  • PLTS
  • Be Safe

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by RWP Training Ltd


Katie Lawson

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply via our website:

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Oct 2017