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Hairdressing Apprentice Altered Image

This is an exciting opportunity for an apprentice hairdresser to join the team, receive full training and learn all about the hairdressing profession.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 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

    Monday and Saturday with one day off in the week. Precise days and hours to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    16 Sep 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Reception duties
  • Greeting and assisting clients
  • Supporting stylists
  • Shampooing
  • Cutting
  • Treatments
  • Colouring
  • Dressing hair

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • Good communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Passionate about the hairdressing industry

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will be:

  • Friendly
  • Honest
  • Flexible
  • Self-motivated
  • Confident
  • Good team player
  • Hardworking with a keen desire to learn

Desired qualifications

No qualifications are necessary although it would be advantage to have achieved GCSEs at grade 9-4/A-C (or equivalent) in English and maths. Functional skills support will be given in these areas if required.

Future prospects

For the right candidate there is the prospect of becoming a Senior Stylist and progressing to the level 3 advanced and creative hair professional qualification.

Things to consider

The salon is a busy environment and hairdressing involves long periods of being physically active.

About the employer

Altered Image is a premier hairdressing salon first started 30 years ago by husband and wife team Bruno and Angela.  The company has 2 salons.

Since 2012 their daughter Annie has joined the company.  Having trained at Toni & Guy, Annie is now a busy stylist.  In 2015 Annie was selected to join the ‘Tigi Inspirational Youth Team’.  She has spent 6 months working with the Tigi International Creative Team.  Already her work has appeared in several magazines.

Our Creative team offers a great range of cutting and colouring specifically tailored to each client’s needs.  Our team is regularly sent on courses run by leading names within the industry to continually perfect and update their skills.


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Tring House 77 81

High Street


HP23 4AB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by UK Training & Development


Nina Tomlin 07875 665914

  • Level 2 Diploma in professional hairdressing
  • Level 1 functional Skills in English and maths (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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