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Hair Professional Apprentice HAYS SALON LIMITED

An excellent opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to undertake a hairdressing apprenticeship to become a qualified stylist. This is an ideal opportunity if you have a passion for hairdressing and would like to build a career in this industry.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 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

    5 days per week inclusive of college day. Working days TBC and will be between Monday and Saturday and will be subject to college day and may include some late night opening/training.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

In the first year of your apprenticeship, your on the job training in the salon will consist of assisting the qualified stylists on a daily basis to learn all aspects of the job and gain commercial experience. This includes welcoming clients, making refreshments, shampooing and conditioning, assisting stylists, answering calls and ensuring the salon is clean and tidy at all times.

*As you become competent some of the duties below will become part of your daily duties in your salon.

Practical and theory training will be carried out at our training salon (Salon Apprentice – Jameson Street) once a week, where you will gain hands on experience in the following units:

  • Consultation
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques
  • Perming hair

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Must be reliable
  • Punctual
  • Hard working
  • A cheerful and outgoing personality
  • Must have a passion and WANT to gain a career in hairdressing
  • Confident
  • Creative flair and an interest in fashion
  • Excellent personal appearance
  • A cheerful and outgoing personality
  • A willingness to train and attend courses
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexible approach to work

This job will entail standing for long periods of time and will require patience and commitment to gain a career in hairdressing.

Desired qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of Level 1/GCSE (or equivalent) Grade D or Grade 3 (as per the new grading system) in maths and English. Science would be useful but not essential as full training is provided

Future prospects

Suitable candidates have the opportunity to become a fully qualified stylist after 2 years and a permanent post upon completion of the apprenticeship with further industry led training development opportunities.

Things to consider

This job will entail standing for long periods of time and will require patience and commitment to gain a career in hairdressing.

This vacancy may close earlier than stated due to the high demand we are anticipating in response to the advert. We will therefore close the vacancy should the employer receive an adequate number of applications.

Additional to the on-line application, please email a copy of your CV to: Please ensure that you provide a current email address and contact number to enable us to contact you upon receipt of your application. *Please note all applicants must apply through this website and must not contact the employer direct.

The employer MUST NOT be contacted by other providers or external organisations, all contacts are being monitored and will be reported to the ESFA.

About the employer

Hays Salon provides expert cutting, colouring and styling by our highly qualified and dedicated team, who aim to consistently create beautiful hair. All services are carried out to the highest of standards and we pride ourselves on being a warming, welcoming salon with lots of personality and fun.

The salons interior has an inviting, classic look with a funky individual twist.







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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chamber Training (Humber) Limited


Carol Gill 01482 611896

The Hair Professional qualification apprenticeship standard is comprised of the following elements:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Integrated qualification combining competence and technical knowledge elements
  • Functional Skills, maths and English Level 2
  • (PLTS) Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Day release will be required once a week at our training salon (‘Salon Apprentice’, Jameson Street, Hull). Learners who do not achieve a Grade 4/C or above (or equivalent) in maths and English will also be required to do Functional Skills as part of the programme and will attend half day workshops.

Upon completion of all the programme assessment requirements, you will be put forward for the end-point assessment. The End-point assessment will be carried out by City & Guilds and will include the following:

  • Practical observation - the learner will demonstrate they can complete a range of services on at least two models to industry standards and within commercial timings
  • Oral questioning - the learner’s consultation skills, communication skills, safe working practices, professionalism, values and behaviours will also be assessed by oral questioning

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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