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Apprentice Hairdresser Salon 51

An amazing opportunity to get your foot in the door of the hairdressing industry by developing your skills first hand in the salon and in the Training School.

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Closing date: 29 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £173.16

    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

    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

    30 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001596305

  • Positions

    1 available

Salon 51 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 & 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 hand/eye 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 on 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 Qualification 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

Salon 51 was built up by 3 young girls with a dream and has been a well established salon since 2006, we feel the success of Salon 51 stands solely on the grounds of always having an outstanding team based on friendship between all the staff.

Employer

Salon 51

Address

51-57

Market Street

Manchester

M43 6DQ

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Training

Training provider

Michael John Training Manchester

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Michaeljohn

Contact

Recruitment Team 01618192552 recruitment@mj-training.co.uk

The successful applicant will secure a place at Michaeljohn Training School, where they will complete their NVQ Level 2 hairdressing qualification alongside qualifications in functional skills in maths and English.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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