Hairdressing Apprentice Essence Of Beauty

This is an exciting new role for a well established hair and beauty salon in Leyton.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    9-6 Thurs & Fri, 9- 5 Sat + 1 day at college 37hrs

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Your duties will include:

  • General support to the salon staff
  • Cutting
  • Blow-drying
  • Colouring
  • Shampooing
  • Treatments
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good people skills
  • Understand how important health and safety is in a salon environment
  • Literate
  • Numerate
  • Good team player

Personal qualities

  • Very well presented
  • Passion for hair dressing and the sector in general
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications required

  • Level 1/or equivalent in Hairdressing is desirable.
  • GCSEs A-E/or equivalent in English and Maths.

Future prospects

Excellent for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

About EOB Essence of Beauty therapists are skilfully trained through the EOB beauty training program. The commitment to developing our therapists with essential skills is driven by the desire to provide our clients the options of world class beauty treatments. We continuously research new products, services and treatments to offer our clientele. We thrive on creating the best possible experience at our salon. By understanding our clients needs, we can recommend a combination of treatments to enhance a great state of harmony. For further information about Essence of Beauty London, please contact us today on Tel: 0208 518 7784. We would be delighted to help with any enquiry. At Essence of Beauty, it is our sincere belief that your wellbeing is priority. A core facet of our philosophy is to ensure each visit be a relaxing, invigorating and enriching experience. Our wish is that you leave feeling balanced of body, mind and spirit. Another important belief is paying attention to the bigger picture, with treatments affecting much more than just the primary region of treatment. To achieve the most effective outcome each time you visit us, you will receive a suite of treatments to make sure your body and mind remain in harmony. Our beauty philosophy is based on the premise that everyone is beautiful and our therapists feel that it is their duty to help our clients feel and experience the essence of that beauty.


Essence Of Beauty


Hainault Buildings

High Road Leyton


E10 6RT

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English and Maths
  • Apprenticeship framework


    Training provider


    Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newham College of Further Education


    L Parsonage

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    Closing date: 31 Oct 2017