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Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice Shades Hair & Beauty Concept

An opportunity has arisen to become part of the team at this prestigious salon based in Northampton. Shades Hair and Beauty Studio is looking for an apprentice Hairdresser to join the team and be part of an ongoing learning experience.

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Closing date: 12 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    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 - Saturday. Days and hours to be confirmed at interview stage with the employer.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Dec 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001671759

  • Positions

    1 available

Typical daily tasks of an apprentice will include:

  • Cleaning and tidying the salon
  • Greeting clients
  • Making drinks
  • Shampooing clients' hair
  • Advising clients on shampoos, conditioners and treatments (training will be given)
  • Assisting and observing stylists and when a certain level of skill and understanding has been gained
  • Completing all NVQ assessments
  • Being responsible for brining in own models for assessments
  • Logging of the job training hours onto one file portfolio
  • Vetting customers as they walk in
  • To attend every visit with assessor whether it be at the salon or over zoom

Tasks will gradually increase to things like applying colours, blow drying, styling etc.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident with good communication skills
  • Able to speak fluent English
  • You should be smart with a good attitude to work and time keeping

Personal qualities

You should be:

  • Friendly
  • Helpful
  • Inquisitive 
  • Customer focused 
  • Willing to learn
  • Presentable

Desired qualifications

Candidate needs to be:

  • Fluent in speaking English
  • Able to read and write in English
  • Maths qualification would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given

Future prospects

On successful completion of NVQ level 2 Hairdressing, there may be the opportunity to progress onto Level 2 Customer service and following that level 3 Hair with a good training program.

Things to consider

Applicants must have a realistic idea of what it is like to work as an apprentice in the Hairdressing industry and must be willing to help out with the less glamorous tasks such as cleaning!

Please be aware that when working as a Hairdressing apprentice part of your daily jobs will be to clean and tidy the salon. There will be some long periods of standing. Applicants also need to ensure that they are willing to work Saturdays and at least one late evening before applying for the position as this is a requirement when working in the Hairdressing industry.


About the employer

Shades Hair & Beauty is the choice of people to look their best. A blend of perfect hair cutting, contemporary coloring, flawless finishing and personalised guest service means you can rest assured that you are in professional hands.

At Shades Hair & Beauty Studios, we offer the very best range of up to the minute high quality Hairdressing and beauty services under one roof.

Employer

Shades Hair & Beauty Concept

Address

1

Gold Street

Northampton

NN1 1SA

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Training

Training provider

HEART OF ENGLAND TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd

Contact

Hannah Hayes 07500049075 hannah.hayes@hoet.co.uk

  • Level 2 Hairdressing Standard
  • Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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