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Want to join an experienced team of stylists then look no further. This salon offers incredible in salon training, where you will be learning from the experts on the job, working towards you Hair Level 2 Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 18 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

    You will be working 5 days a week including Saturdays and possibly 2 late nights, days and hours to be discussed at interview stage with employer.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A prestigious salon based in the city of Peterborough, is looking for someone who is enthusiastic and passionate about starting a career in hairdressing.

This will be a full-time position of a minimum of 30 hours a week and these hours will be discussed at interview stage, but will include Saturdays and late evenings.

Typical daily tasks will include:

  • Observing stylists
  • Ensuring the salon is kept clean and safe
  • Booking customer appointments over the phone and face to face and answering the phone
  • Assisting stylists
  • Being responsible for bringing own models for assessments and logging your online college journal to ensure you are doing 20% off the job training hours

As part of your working month, you will be visited by an Assessor from Heart of England Training and you must attend Teams sessions remotely once every 2 weeks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident with good communication
  • Able to speak fluent English
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • Smart, presentable
  • Good attitude to work and learn new skills
  • Passionate
  • Friendly
  • Punctual
  • Helpful
  • Customer focused

Desired qualifications

  • Fluent in English
  • Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent) would be advantageous but not a necessity

Future prospects

On completing level 2 Hair standard, there is the option to do level 2 Customer Service and in time, to do your level 3 Standard Advanced and Creative Hair qualification.

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 activity with little time to rest.

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

They are an experienced and talented team based in heart of Peterborough city centre, offering a comprehensive range of hair and beauty services, these include hair extensions tailored to each individual creating fashionable looks that suit the personality.





Bridge Street



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Training provider


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


Emma Stead 01788 820132

Hair Professional level 2 standard. 

The successful apprentice will be doing training and be assessed in the following areas:

  • Shampoo and consultation
  • Styling hair
  • Cutting hair
  • Colouring and lightening hair
  • Perming hair

You will also be undertaking an end point assessment once you have gained the knowledge and skills within the qualification.

You will be training in salon and have an Assessor visit the salon once a month to do assessments, other sessions will be over Teams.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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