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Apprentice Hairdresser Gareth Peter Cobane

An amazing opportunity to get in the door of the Hairdressing industry by developing your skills in the salon and in the Training School.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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  • Working week

    30 - 40 hours a week in salon, one 7-hour day in College. With 2 days off (role includes weekend work).

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    22 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Oct 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Cobane Hairdressing are looking for someone who has a desire to succeed in the hairdressing industry. You will be working in a modern, stylish and fast-paced salon. The successful candidate will be working as a Salon Apprentice.

The duties and responsibilities involved in this role include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients in a friendly and helpful manner
  • Assisting qualified hairdressers with shampooing, providing treatments, blow-drying, etc.
  • After relevant training, some basic cutting and styling will be involved in this role, this will become more complex as your skills develop
  • Working on the reception desk and booking client appointments
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Offering clients refreshments

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No formal qualification required, all we ask for is that you have a passion and desire to succeed within the hairdressing industry.

Personal qualities

  • A desire to develop your skills and success in the industry
  • You must be driven and have an enthusiastic approach to your work
  • You must be able to follow instructions
  • You must be organised and have good attention to detail
  • A helpful and friendly approach is essential
  • Good customer service and communication skills
  • Good timekeeping to meet client demand
  • Good co-ordination is vital for this role
  • A professional appearance is essential
  • Able to work as part of a team and adapt to client’s personalities

Desired qualifications

Formal qualifications are useful but not essential as Michaeljohn Training School is an Equal Opportunities Training School; we welcome people from all backgrounds. Treating people fairly, according to their needs. 

Future prospects

  • This is a perfect opportunity to get into hairdressing earning salaries, when qualified, on average of £25,000+ a year
  • Potential securing a permanent job within the same company upon completion of your qualification
  • Opportunities to become your own boss working mobile, working abroad, working on model runways and cruise ships. The opportunities are endless
  • Progression to a Level 3 NVQ or a Barbering qualification
  • Progression on to Teaching qualification

Things to consider

This role will involve working with chemicals, heated equipment and sharp scissors – We will train you to work safely and practical within your salon and the training school.

If you are short-listed for this role, you will have to attend an interview with the training school before we send you out to the advertised salon for an interview, but don’t worry if that salon is not for you we will help you to get more interviews over time!

You are required to provide your own kit/equipment, Michaeljohn will offer you a discounted kit complete with everything you will need to start your career whether this is barbering or hairdressing.

This role may include weekend work depending on your salon and maybe one late night.

About the employer

At the crossroads on''' Wellington Road North''', separating the popular villages of '''Heaton Moor''' and '''Heaton Chapel''' is '''Cobane Hair Salon'''. Offering haircuts, styling and colouring, you'll find an exclusive list of hair treatments at this''' beautiful and cosy venue'''. Gareth and his team are really '''trendy, friendly and well-experienced hairstylists''' and can offer all the latest hair services and trends. Collectively they have all worked for prestigious local salons and now collaborate at '''Cobane to offer you the best in hairdressing'''. The salon is situated just a 4-minute walk from '''Heaton Chapel train station''' and easily accessible by local bus routes.


Gareth Peter Cobane



Wellington Road



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Training provider

Michael John Training Manchester

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Michaeljohn


Recruitment Team 01618192552

Level 2 Hair Professional apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing)
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

The successful applicant will secure a place at Michaeljohn Training School, where they will complete their apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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