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Apprenticeship Hairdresser HEADMASTERS SALONS LIMITED

We are looking for exceptional apprentice hairdressers, who have a passion for wanting to become a hairdresser. The Intermediate Hairdressing Apprenticeship training programme will last 15 - 18 months with the opportunity to progress to Level 3.

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Closing date: 03 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    12 May 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Jan 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001608594

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will 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 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 coordination

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

This salon is located on London’s world-famous Great Portland Street. Just a stone’s throw away from Oxford Circus and some of the Capital’s best shops, bars and restaurants, the salon provides a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life, with an expert team dedicated to giving you beautiful, confidence-boosting hair every visit.

Employer

HEADMASTERS SALONS LIMITED

Address

118

Great Portland Street

London

W1W 6PW

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Training

Training provider

LHAA

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

Contact

Holly 02089539344 holly@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

Qualifications will include:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills qualifications such as Communication and maths
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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