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Hairdressing Apprenticeship Gsk Hair Lounge

An excellent opportunity to undertake an apprenticeship in hairdressing.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    However you will be expected to do a minimum of 30 hours and maximum of 40 hours to be eligible to carry out the apprenticeship. 6 of those hours will be off the job training.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Oct 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about hairdressing and progressing within the industry, have a professional manner and great communication skills.

As an apprentice you will be required to assist the senior stylists and other staff in the day-to-day running of the salon, work with colleagues to complete tasks, learn and practise hairdressing techniques and treatments, and develop knowledge of hairdressing treatments.

You will also be required to fulfil general reception and cleaning duties.

Duties to include:

  • Client consultation
  • Shampoo, condition, and treat the hair and scalp
  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Style and finish hair
  • General cleaning duties and stock taking
  • Off the job training at chosen training provider

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The candidate:

  • Can work as part of a team
  • Can work individually if required
  • Has good communication skills
  • Has good customer service skills

Personal qualities

The candidate must be:

  • Enthusiastic about the job they are applying for
  • Polite
  • Responsible
  • Punctual
  • Interested in Hairdressing
  • Willing to do an apprenticeship and do off the job training as well

Desired qualifications

GCSEs or equivalent are not required but can be advantageous when it comes to decision on Functional Skills Maths and English Level

Future prospects

On completion Level 3 qualifications can be discussed and progression within the salon.

Things to consider

Please bear in mind that working within the Hair and Beauty industry you are required to work long hours and especially Hairdressing you will be active for long periods of time.

You are more than likely going to be required to work Saturdays as this is a busy day for salons.

Important other information:

Funding arrangements:

Training on the Apprenticeship programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by the government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age isn’t always fully funded this will be discussed on your interview.

All applications will come through to Oracle Training Consultants recruitment team who will then arrange for you attend an interview with them before sending you for an interview with the salon. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered.

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About the employer

The hair & beauty salon in Swallownest that was created in April 2012, our aim is to provide a professional & friendly service with our top class stylists who provide a high end finish but without the expensive price tag!!with our friendly and inviting team we aim to strive on our professionalism and quality to a high standard. we also aim to provide your visit will be made to be an enjoyable experience that make our costumers return for future services.The Philosophy Of G+K....! Life is full of challenges and you have to work hard to be the best.Here at G+K Hair Lounge we follow this philosophy, with continuous training to provide a level of expertise and attention to detail we believe to be unique.We feel that YOU deserve some time to relax, so why not join us in our fabulous and beautiful environment. Let us redefine your look or just spend some time in our new hair & beauty salon to help rejuvenate yourself. Whatever your needs we are here to help.Together we are The Hair Lounge. We provide a parking area that is to the rear of the salon & parking is also available on the front. There is also a bus stop at either side of the road.


Gsk Hair Lounge



Park Hill


S26 4UN

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oracle Training Consultants


Debbie Crawshaw 0130 281 3900

You will be required to do one day per week ‘off the job’ training at one of our specialist centres in either Doncaster or Rotherham dependant on the area you live in. Whilst at Oracle you will do a full day with both practical and theory input included.

You will be assessed on your competence in both practical and theory on the units selected on your course.

You will also be required to do an End Point Assessment (EPA) which will provide a snapshot holistic assessment of your practical skills, similar to an industry trade test. You will demonstrate you can complete a range of services on a number of models to industry standards and within commercial timings.

You will gain a Hairdressing Level 2 NVQ Qualification on completion of your apprenticeship and end point assessment.  You may be required to complete or re-do your maths or English GCSE, dependant on your prior learning. The level will be determined on GCSE results or equivalent too.
We include Employments Rights and Responsibilities, British Values, and Equality and Diversity which are embedded throughout your qualification.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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