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Apprenticeship for Advanced and Creative Hair Professionals Talking Heads

Talking Heads are looking to take on a Apprentice Hair professional to take on day to day duties and also complete an Advanced and Creative Hair Professional. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    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

    Shifts to be confirmed with Saturday work and 1 late night

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    05 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001707433

  • Positions

    1 available

The vacancy is for an apprentice who has completed the Hair Professional qualification or equivalent and wishes to advance their skills to become an advanced and creative practitioner, by working professionally with a team, running a column and taking responsibility for their learning.

A condition of this vacancy is to undertake a 12 - 18-month course at Philips Hair Academy - Level 3 Diploma in Advanced and Creative Hair Professionals.

The qualification supports and prepares candidates for completion of the End Point Assessment and helps to provide a structured, measurable training plan. Ideally employed four days in the salon and one day training at the Academy, evening and weekend work is generally expected.

The role will also include:

  • Behaving in a professional, responsible, friendly and helpful manner at all times
  • Adhering to strict rules and regulations relating to the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Consulting, choosing, mixing and applying colours at a standard expected of the individual salon; techniques will become more complex and develop throughout the training
  • Complex cutting and styling will be involved in this role, which will also develop throughout the training
  • Assisting with reception duties and ensuring retention of the client
  • General housekeeping duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You need to be confident and have the ability to work independently without the need for close supervision
  • Good customer service and communication skills are vital in this role
  • You must be able to follow instructions with a methodical approach
  • You must be organised and have good attention to detail
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • You must be self-driven and have an enthusiastic approach to your work with a desire to succeed in Hairdressing
  • A helpful and friendly approach is essential
  • Willingness to go that extra mile and succeed
  • A professional appearance is essential

Desired qualifications

  • You must have completed the Hair Professional apprenticeship or equivalent
  • You will need to have achieved either GCSE in English and maths at a Grade C/4 or above, or Functional maths and English at level 1 standard (proof is required of the above)

Future prospects

  • Assessor award (TAQA)
  • Salon educator
  • Salon manager

Things to consider

This role will involve working with chemicals, heated equipment and sharp scissors. Philips Hair Salons is managing the recruitment for this vacancy on behalf of this salon; therefore, all applications must be submitted directly to us via the Apprenticeship vacancies system. IMPORTANT: You must not contact the employer directly.


About the employer

Professional salon in Outwood.

Employer

Talking Heads

Address

B 123

Wakefield

WF1 3DT

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Training

Training provider

PHILIPS HAIR SALONS LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Philips Hair Salons Ltd

Contact

Paul Dickinson paul@philipshairsalons.co.uk

Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Creative Restyle
  • Creative style and dress
  • Creative colour correction
  • Consultation
  • Smoothing and strengthening
  • Use fashion forward trends in hair to create a collection of hairstyle looks
  • Functional Skills in maths and English as required to level 2
  • Preparation for End-Point-Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Advanced and creative hair professional

Level 3 (A level)


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