Hairdressing Apprentice First Impressions Hair & Beauty Limited

First Impressions are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic apprentice to join their team. The successful candidate will be expected to greet clients, shampoo client's hair and work on reception. They will also assist stylists and help keep the salon tidy whilst working towards an NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing.

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Closing date: 30 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

    34.5 hours over five days

    Total hours per week: 34.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

First Impressions is a award winning and friendly salon in Aylesbury

They are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic apprentice to join their team.

Duties would include:

  • Greeting customers
  • Shampooing clients' hair
  • Reception duties
  • Assisting to keep the salon tidy

The successful candidate would work towards an NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • Happy
  • Friendly
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team-oriented
  • Passionate about hair
  • Well presented
  • Hard-working
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications are required as full training will be given.

Future prospects

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to go on to an Advanced Apprenticeship, become a stylist in the salon and the opportunity to attend training sessions with L'Oreal, Schwarzkopf, Wella and Sassoon

Things to consider

• One late night per week • Working Saturdays • Hairdressing is physically hard work and you will be on your feet for a long time every day • Hairdressing requires some understanding of human biology and chemistry, and this will be taught during your Apprenticeship • Hairdressing is heavily customer-focused and you will be constantly interacting with people

About the employer

First Impressions is a large, professional and award winning salon with a small and friendly team who deliver excellent service to their clients as well as getting involved with the local community and with charities. They are looking for hard-working and friendly apprentice to join their team who will be expected to greet and serve refreshments to clients, assist the stylists and help keep the salon tidy, work on reception as well as working towards their NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing


First Impressions Hair & Beauty Limited



Bourbon Street


HP20 2RR

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Training provider

Apprentices will attend college once a month, where all theory work will be provided.

Practical training will be provided in the salon.

Apprentices will work towards an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Hairdressing, which includes:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in English and Mathematics if necessary

Apprenticeship standard

Hair and Beauty > Hair Professional

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Span Training Development


Charlotte Rooney 0845 548 5100

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2017