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Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice You Hair Design

As a Hairdressing Apprentice you will be part of the team assisting with clients' needs and supporting stylists. Throughout your course you will gain the skills to become a qualified hair assistant predominately learning on model clients. You will be also be responsible for ensuring the salon is well maintained and undertaking reception duties.

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Closing date: 30 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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed (4 days in the salon, 1 day per week attending College- term time only).

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is an exciting opportunity to become a talented and highly trained hair stylist.

Your key responsibilities will be to assist with clients and stylists as well as undertake reception duties and general salon maintenance. You will report directly to the salon manager for your daily duties and job role.

During the programme you will work towards completing your Level 2 Hairdressing Professional, generally working on model clients. You will receive excellent training from the College and within your workplace to support your learning.

During the apprenticeship you will cover the services:

  • Shampooing and conditioning treatments
  • Blow drying
  • Styling the hair to create a range of different looks
  • Applying colour
  • Cutting using a variety of techniques
  • Perming

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Salon experience is desirable
  • Good listening skills

Personal qualities

  • Confident and friendly personality
  • People-person
  • Positive attitude
  • Professional appearance
  • A passion and eagerness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Potential opportunity to progress onto a NVQ level 3 Hairdressing qualification/apprenticeship or may lead to a permanent job offer.

Things to consider

For this job you need to be confident and hardworking. You will be dealing with clients and colleagues and will need to do this in a professional manner. There will be a variety of responsibilities and you may often work a quite pressurised but very rewarding environment.

You will be expected to be professional, a good timekeeper and conscientious in all that you do. Being proactive, enthusiastic and able to take on new challenges will be seen as very important.

About the employer

You Hair Design is a friendly, well established salon based in Charminster.

You Hair Design use the highest quality of natural/organic ranges. Their colour and perming systems are by Organic Colour System and our extensive haircare range is by Aveda. They offer all hair services and are passionate about ensuring clients leave feeling their absolute best!

The salon are also proud to be a part of the Hair Salons That Care scheme.


You Hair Design



Charminster Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bournemouth & Poole College


Annie Avison 01202 205500

  • Training in all Level 2 Hairdressing services; including shampooing, styling, blow-drying, cutting, colouring and perming
  • Training will be delivered both by the Bournemouth and Poole College as well as the salon
  • Build skills in customer services relating to the industry
  • Also covering Functional skills English and maths if required

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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