Hairdressing Apprentice Grace Frangiamore

We are looking for exceptional hairdressing apprentices. You will train one day a week at our state of the art Training Academy & Salon in Loughton, where you will experience the highest quality technical training in a brand new salon environment.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

  • Working week

    Minimum of 30 hours a week including 6hrs training

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001149385

  • Positions

    1 available

The job role within the hairdressing salons will be as an apprentice hairdresser and you will be expected to:

  • 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 and reception duties.

Your skills and competence will be assessed on paying customers, either in LHAA's training salon in Loughton or in your workplace.

LHAA will provide a personal apprenticeship mentor to support you through the programme both at the Academy and at your place of work.


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.
  • Have a high degree of dexterity and coordination
  • Be practical and well organised
  • Be a good communicator with excellent social skills.

Please note that the above skills must be evidenced in your written application.

Personal qualities

You would also need to:

  • Be well presented in all aspects including: clothing, hair and personal hygiene.
  • Have attention to detail and cleanliness.
  • Have a good sense of humour and amicable nature skills whether dealing face to face with clients or speaking on the telephone.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours/days as agreed in the employment contract.
  • We are looking for Apprentices that are enthusiastic and motivated about training to be a hairdresser, together with the ability to take an active part in studying for your hairdressing qualification, as well as being prepared to work hard both in the hairdressing salon and in the Hairdressing Academy.

Qualifications required

You won't need qualifications to apply but you will need the motivation and commitment to want to become a hairdresser.

You don’t have to be the academic type and there are no set entry criteria for the Hairdressing Apprenticeship, although an average level of English and Maths is important,.

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. Hairdressing skills are also required in the theatre, film, TV and magazine work.

Things to consider

The apprenticeship programme will take 12-15 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.

About the employer

With over 20 years hairdressing experience Grace & Joe are among today's most influential and creative hairdressers whose combined talents were responsible for bringing hairdressing to people's attention. Specialisation in Cutting, Colouring and Perming. We are looking for passionate and reliable apprentices that can join our team.

Employer

Grace Frangiamore

Address

489 Hertford Road

Enfield

EN3 5XH

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Training provider

  • An intermediate NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Key skills qualifications such as communication and Maths if required
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

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 clients
  • Colouring techniques
  • Product promotion services

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

LHAA

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

Contact

Casey 0208 953 9344 casey@lhaa.co.uk


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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017