Apprentice Hairdresser ES AGENCY LTD
We are looking for an exceptional hairdressing apprentice. You will train one day a week at our state of the art training academy and salon in Loughton where you will experience the highest quality technical training in a brand new salon environment.
Closing date: 01 Feb 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 30.00
Possible start date
05 Dec 2023
27 Sep 2018
Level 2 (GCSE)
The job role within the hairdressing salons will be as an apprentice hairdresser and you will be expected to:
- Meet and greet customers
- Shampoo and conditioner customers’ hair
- Maintain a clean salon
- Provide refreshments to the customers
- Reception duties
- Prepare customers for the stylists to cut, tint hair etc.
As you develop skills you may be given the opportunity to style hair and apply tint and colour.
Your training will require you to demonstrate your competence in shampooing and conditioning, cutting hair, tinting hair, styling hair, setting and dressing hair and reception duties.
Your skills and competence will be assessed on paying customers, either in LHAA's training salon in Loughton or in your workplace.
LHAA will provide a personal apprenticeship mentor to support you through the programme both at the Academy and at your place of work.
Requirements and prospects
Hairdressing is a fast moving, fashion orientated business, so you will need to be creative, enjoy meeting people and have loads of energy.
You don’t have to be the academic type and there are no set entry criteria for the Hairdressing Apprenticeship, although an average level of English and Maths is important,.
We are looking for Apprentices that are enthusiastic and motivated about training to be a hairdresser, together with the ability to take an active part in studying for your hairdressing qualification, as well as being prepared to work hard both in the hairdressing salon and in the Hairdressing Academy.
You would also need to:
- Be well presented in all aspects including: clothing, hair and personal hygiene
- Be practical and well organised
- Be a good communicator with excellent social skills.
- Have attention to detail and cleanliness.
- Have a good sense of humour and amicable nature skills whether dealing face to face with clients or speaking on the telephone.
- Be willing to work flexible hours/days as agreed in the employment contract.
- Have a high degree of dexterity and coordination
You won't need qualifications to apply but you will need the motivation and commitment to want to become a hairdresser.
Many apprentices are given jobs with the employers they trained with as Junior stylists, others go onto further studies. Apprentices are often fast-tracked by their employers for promotion to more senior positions. Hairdressing skills are also required in the theatre, film, TV and magazine work.
Things to consider
The apprenticeship programme will take 15 - 18 months to complete. During this time you will be expected to attend the academy one day a week and three to four days a week in the salon - you EARN WHILE YOU LEARN.
About the employer
Rich Hair Salon was born in 2016, when Kate realized there was a real need for London hairdresser professionals that offered an alternative to the more “traditional” hair salons in London Essex. Her vision cantered on wanting to help clients feel comfortable and well looked after in a hair salon with a fashionable relaxed homelike environment. Rich Hair’s concept will be a new London hair salon that will be an immediate hit, Its main priority is to be unpretentious and have a laid back vide all while providing professional services. Rich Hair salon will be supported by the industry’s best education and continue updating on the most current trends offered from fashion shows.
Rich Hair team has been a part of many hair fashion shows. Equipped with the knowledge, skills and some of the most advanced professional hair care products around; our team can create any look you want. They’ll also share their expertise with their clientele on how to style their hair when not around the Rich Hair salon.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy Limited
Taylor Lewis 0208 953 9344 Taylor@lhaa.co.uk
Apprenticeships combine on-the-job and off-the-job training. This means you'll spend time in a hairdressing salon working and learning the hairdressing skills to develop your competence in hairdressing. You will attend one day a week at our state of the art London Hairdressing Academy training centre and salon, learning the underpinning knowledge and practical skills associated with hairdressing as well as important skills such as customer service, teamwork and retail skills including Maths and English.
You will gain skills, insight and experience with real clients, real work, real hairdressers and real products.
Apprenticeships are not qualifications in their own right. Instead they are a framework made up of many elements.
An intermediate NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing which is a work based qualification that is designed to ensure the apprentice is job ready. This will include the following:
- How to engage with customers
- Shampoo and conditioning
- Reception Duties
- Cutting techniques
- Appointment making
- Styling techniques
- Preparation of clients
- Colouring techniques
- Product promotion services
- Key skills qualifications such as communication and maths
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Level 2 (GCSE)
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