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Apprentice Hair Professional - Icon Whitsable Carly Kent

Are you looking for a career in hairdressing? Exciting opportunity for the right candidate. You will be mentored by fully qualified and experienced staff while working towards a Diploma in Hairdressing in a modern and busy salon in Whitsable.

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Closing date: 14 Jul 2022

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

    30 hours per week between Tuesday - 9am-5pm; Wednesday - 9am-7pm; Thursday - 9am-8pm; Friday - 9am-6pm and Saturday - 8am-4pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Dec 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


We are looking for someone who is willing to learn, enthusiastic and has a positive attitude to join our busy salon. This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to train as a professional hair stylist and is passionate about hairdressing.

Main duties to include:

  • Reception duties
  • Answering the phone
  • Meeting & greeting clients
  • Making refreshments
  • Assisting qualified stylists
  • Day to day cleaning & tidying of salon

A Hair apprenticeship is diverse and offers you the chance to channel your artistic talent in a creative setting Training and development takes place during this part of the apprenticeship, which includes a qualification.

The on programme learning for this apprenticeship is mainly through the on the job experience with a salon environment, focused on gaining the knowledge and demonstrating the skills in several core areas

20% off the job is required and is covered with theory delivery, shadowing, mentoring and coaching at our sites and in the workplace. You’ll also study English and maths at a level to suit you. All Hair Stylists will need to communicate effectively with clients, order stock and calculate pricing

You will attend That Nail Place T/A TNB Skills Training centre in Folkestone every Monday and will be mentored and trained by fully qualified tutors and assessors

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Understand spoken information
  • Be able to listen to others and ask questions
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand
  • Reason and problem solve
  • Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task
  • Manage oneself, people, time, and things
  • Enjoy working with people

Personal qualities

Passionate, interested, honest and willing to work hard.

Desired qualifications

  • Maths And English GCSE or equivalent A-C/9-4 desired
  • L1 Hair and Beauty would be an advantage

Future prospects

This employer is looking for the apprentice that they recruit to sustain a long term career with them & the chance to develop and progress to a Senior Hair Professional. 

Once fully qualified, Hair Stylists earn on average £12,000-£24,000 per year.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

PLEASE NOTE: The dates as entered for the interview/start dates for this opportunity are to be used as a guide and interviews will take place as close to this date as is reasonably practical for the employer followed by a start date offered by the employer.

You may be required to work weekends & late evenings and maybe required to complete a work trial day and/or trade test.

This position is dependent on work experience & GCSE or equivalent grades.

You will also be required to have a  Pre-screening interview over the phone with one of TNB Skills Training advisers before your details are passed to the employer to ensure you meet their criteria so please expect a call 

About the employer

A busy salon located in Whistable with over 20 years experience and a passion for creating the best salon experience. 


Carly Kent



Oxford Street



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Training provider

TNB Skills Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by That Nail Place Ltd


Lynn Kent 01227 277035

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professional
  • Maths & English Functional Skills - if required

Employability Skills to include to be able to:

  • Demonstrate professionalism and a passion for the industry
  • Correct behaviours and communication & safe working practices in the hair industry

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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