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Barber Apprenticeship E & S Barbers

We are looking for exceptional apprentice barbers, who have a passion for wanting to become a barber. The Intermediate Barbering Apprenticeship training programme will last 15 - 18 months.

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Closing date: 20 Nov 2021

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

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001559768

  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties to 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 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 co-ordination

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.


About the employer

E & S Barbers are a high quality barber shop based in Eltham. They are looking for eager barbering apprentices to join their team!

Employer

E & S Barbers

Address

35

Passey Place

London

SE9 5DA

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Training

Training provider

LHAA

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

Contact

Tara-Mia 0208 953 9344 tara-mia@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 client
  • Colouring techniques
  • Product promotion services
  • An intermediate Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills qualifications such as Communication and maths

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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