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Hairdressing Apprentice Rumours

Rumours are looking to recruit an Apprentice/Assistant to work in their busy salon in Harborne.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2022

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

    Monday-Saturday, 30-40 hours per week. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    19 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2018

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Rumour are looking to recruit an Apprentice/Assistant to work in their busy salon in Harborne.

Duties to include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Keeping salon area clean and tidy
  • Assisting stylists
  • Make refreshments for clients while giving the best customer service
  • Shampooing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You need to have excellent communications skills as the role of an apprentice hairdresser involved in dealing with different people from different backgrounds on a daily basis. Willing to attend college fortnightly, take part in equality and diversity sessions, take part in employment rights and responsibilities, and take part in in-house annual competitions. Also Wella Xposure and Apprentice of the Year.

In salon training, working towards NVQ level 2 in hairdressing with product knowledge training, attending college every fortnight for practical and theory sessions.

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Hard working
  • A passion for hairdressing

Desired qualifications

No formal qualifications required, but you will need to have a willingness to work towards Functional Skills in English and Maths if you do not have GCSEs (or equivalent) in these subjects.

Future prospects

Looking to progress onto Level 3.

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the business, you maybe be expected to work long, unsociable hours and possible late nights.

About the employer

Rumours, a high profile and busy high street salon located in centre of Harborne, are looking to recruit an Apprentice/Assistant. Established over 30 years, the Directors Stephen White and Richard Phillips continue to oversee the day to day running of the company. Together with the creative team, including nationally recognised individuals, they strive to not only provide exceptional hairdressing and beauty skills, but to also give their clientele a very individual and professional service. The secret too much of the company’s success is based on their commitment to service, value and client care combined with the vast skills of the dedicated team keeping them at the forefront of British hairdressing and beauty.





High Street


B17 9NT

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Training provider

Reflections Training Academy

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reflections Academy


Lucy Townsend 01216432147

Level 2 NVQ in Hairdressing.

Your NVQ Level 2 training will be carried out at Reflections Training Academy based learning provider offering high class hairdressing training. Reflections have years of hairdressing and training experience so you are definitely in the right place. Based in the City Centre. Training will take place fortnightly.

Training is offered on a day release basis at the academy. Reflections always go the extra mile to offer you the chance to get involved in events and competitions inside and outside the Academy. Reflections Training Academy Staff represent the fun, lively and fashionable industry you will be entering into.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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