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Apprenticeship Hairdresser Jo Hansford

We are looking for exceptional apprentice hairdressers, who have a passion for wanting to become a hairdresser. The Intermediate Hairdressing Apprenticeship training programme will last 15 - 18 months with the opportunity to progress to Level 3.

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Closing date: 25 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    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

    Shifts to be confirmed Total hours per week: 30.00

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001527928

  • Positions

    2 available

Duties include:

  • 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
  • Reception duties

Your skills and competence will be assessed on paying customers, either in our training salon or in your workplace.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hairdressing is a fast moving, fashion orientated business, so you will need to be creative, enjoy meeting people and have loads of energy
  • Be a good communicator with excellent social skills

Personal qualities

  • Be well presented in all aspects including: clothing, hair and personal hygiene
  • Be practical and well organised
  • Have attention to detail and cleanliness
  • Have a good sense of humour and amicable nature skills whether dealing with clients or speaking on the telephone
  • Have a high degree of dexterity and coordination

Desired qualifications

  • You won't need qualifications to apply but you will need the motivation and commitment to want to become a hairdresser or barber
  • You don’t have to be the academic type and there are no set entry criteria for the Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Future prospects

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.

Things to consider

  • The apprenticeship programme will take up to 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. It is often a fast paced environment. You may be expected to work Saturdays.
  • You must be willing to work flexible hours/days as agreed in the employment contract.

About the employer

Jo Hansford is the leading hair colour salon in the UK, specialising in the creation of perfect colour, colour correction and precision cuts. Jo’s knowledge and expertise as a hair colour specialist, coupled with the support and loyalty of her highly skilled team, have kept the Mayfair salon at the forefront of the industry for the past 24 years.

Employer

Jo Hansford

Address

47-48

South Audley Street

London

W1K 2QB

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Training

Training provider

LHAA

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy Limited

Contact

Lucy Limerick 0208 953 9344 Lucylimerick@lhaa.co.uk

Hair Professional level 2 standard 

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 client
  • Colouring techniques
  • Product promotion services
  • An intermediate Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills qualifications such as Communication and maths
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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