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Hairdressing Apprentice Skye & Craig Hair

Hairdressing apprentice required for a friendly salon in Willerby. This is an ideal opportunity if you are leaving school this year and want to build a career in hairdressing.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    5 days per week inclusive of college day. Working days will be between Monday and Saturday and will be subject to college day and may include some late night opening/training.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2018

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

In the first year of your apprenticeship your 'on the job' training in the salon will consist of assisting the qualified stylists on a daily basis to learn all aspects of the job and gain commercial experience. This includes welcoming clients, making refreshments, shampooing and conditioning, assisting stylists, answering calls and ensuring the salon is clean and tidy at all times.

  • As you become competent some of the duties below will become part of your daily duties in your salon.
  • Practical and theory training will be carried out at our training salon once a week where you will gain hands on experience in the following units:
  • Consultation
  • Shampoo, Condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques
  • Perming hair

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication Skills
  • Confident
  • Creative Flair and an interest in fashion
  • Excellent personal appearance
  • A willingness to train and attend courses
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexible approach to work

Personal qualities

  • Must be reliable
  • Must be punctual
  • Hard working
  • A cheerful and outgoing personality
  • Must WANT to gain a career in hairdressing

Desired qualifications

Must have a minimum of Level 1 / GCSE Grade D or Grade 3 (as per the new grading system) in Maths and English. Science would be useful but not essential as full training is provided.


Future prospects

Suitable candidates will have the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship to become a fully qualified stylist after 2 years.

Things to consider

This job will entail standing for long periods of time and will require patience and commitment to gain a career in hairdressing. Please note that this vacancy may close earlier than stated due to the high demand we are anticipating in response to the advert. We will therefore close the vacancy should the employer receive an adequate number of applications. Additional to the on-line application please email a copy of your CV to: Please ensure that you provide a current email address and contact number to enable us to contact you upon receipt of your application.

About the employer

OUR MISSION! Making people feel good about themselves in an atmosphere of innovation and excellence, enriching our clients, our community and ourselves. OUR PROMISE. To make you feel welcome and appreciated - be on time and enthusiastic - make you the focus of our attention - continuously seek new ideas, skills and inspiration - listen and make suggestions you feel comfortable with - give you services that are technically perfect and artistically innovative - provide unique and exciting ambience in a immaculate environment - inform you of the benefits of our salon and products - respect the environment by recycling and minimising waste - be a responsible and active member of the community.


Skye & Craig Hair


Beverley Road


HU10 6ED

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chamber Training (Humber) Limited


Carol Gill 01482 611896

The ‘Hair Professional’ qualification Apprenticeship Standard is comprised of the following elements:

Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
Integrated qualification combining competence and technical knowledge elements.
Functional Skills
Maths and English Level 2

(PLTS) Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Day release will be required once a week at our training salon (‘Salon Apprentice’, Jameson Street, Hull).

Upon completion of all the programme assessment requirements you will be put forward for the end-point assessment. The End-point assessment will be carried out by City & Guilds and will include the following:

Practical Observation: The learner will demonstrate they can complete a range of services on at least two models to industry standards and within commercial timings.

Oral Questioning: The learner’s consultation skills, communication skills, safe working practices, professionalism, values and behaviours will also be assessed by oral questioning.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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