Hairdressing Apprenticeship The Hair & Beauty Lounge
The Hair and Beauty Lounge are looking for an enthusiastic hairdressing apprentice to join their team in Weston Mill, Plymouth.
Closing date: 16 Oct 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
23 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2016
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
The successful candidate will be fully supported throughout their apprenticeship programme by a qualified member of staff who will teach you the skills and knowledge you need to know to fulfil your qualification.
Throughout your apprenticeship you will learn how to combine this with creative hairdressing and barbering techniques to meet the individual requirements of your client. You will master:
- Setting and styling skills
through ongoing practice sessions on models in preparation for your assessment on clients.
You will also be given the chance to learn about scalp massage this will help you gain customer service skills and the confidence to interact with different clients, by asking them about the service you are giving.
We recognise that salons are becoming more reliant on technology to communicate with their clients, and to promote their salon services, styling team and latest offers, and their apprenticeship training includes an ICT element that enables learners to develop their skills to use social networks in a safe and professional way.
Your duties will include keeping the work area clean and tidy throughout the day. You will also be made aware of company processes and procedures including health and safety in the workplace.
Requirements and prospects
- Good communication skills
- Must be reliable and trustworthy
- Bubbly and friendly as you will be working with a variety of clients that come into the salon
- Must have a smart appearance
- High standards of hygiene and appearance
- A keen team player
- Friendly and energetic
- Enthusiastic about training
- A creative flair and a passion for the hairdressing industry.
- Qualifications required for this role include A-E in English and Maths or the equivalent
- Functional skills if required
Things to consider
About the employer
The Hair & Beauty Lounge
The Apprenticeship in Hairdressing includes:
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
- Functional Skills in Maths and English
- Emergency First Aid
- Certified Health and Safety Course
- Internet Safety / Safeguarding
Most aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site and you will have regular visits every 2 to 4 weeks from your designated assessor from Skills Group, who will monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.
However learners will receive off-site training one day per week, usually on a Monday, at our dedicated hairdressing salon. During these sessions they will gain additional knowledge of the sector and improve upon their hairdressing techniques.
As an additional qualification, Skills Group will help you achieve your Emergency First Aid and Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd
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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017