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Apprentice Hairdresser Greys (Northenden)

Greys are looking for an enthusiastic and confident person to join a busy salon based in Wythenshawe. You will work towards a Level 2 Hair Professional apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 31 May 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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    22 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    07 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Greys are looking for someone to work in a modern, stylish, and fast paced salon, the successful candidate will be working as a Salon Apprentice.

The duties and responsibilities involved in this role include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients in a friendly and helpful manner
  • Assisting qualified hairdressers with washing hair, providing treatments at the backwash and drying hair
  • After relevant training, some basic cutting and styling will be involved in this role, this will become more complex as your skills develop
  • Making new appointments for clients
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Assisting with reception duties and offering clients refreshments

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good customer service and communication skills

No formal qualification required, just a desire to succeed in the hairdressing industry.

Personal qualities

  • A desire to develop your skills and success in the hairdressing industry
  • You must be driven and have an enthusiastic approach to your work
  • A helpful and friendly approach is essential
  • A professional appearance is essential
  • You must be able to follow instructions
  • You must be organised and have good attention to detail
  • Good co-ordination is vital for this role.

Desired qualifications

Formal qualifications are useful but not essential.

Michaeljohn Training School is an Equal Opportunities Training School; we welcome people from all backgrounds. Treating people fairly according to their needs.

Future prospects

Securing a permanent job within the company upon completion of the Level 2 qualification.

Progression to a Level 3 Hairdressing apprenticeship or a Barbering apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This role will involve unsociable hours – Working Saturdays and at least one late night per week; you must have a flexible approach to your work.

If you are short-listed for this role, you may have to attend more than one interview.

This role will involve working with chemicals, heated equipment, and sharp scissors.

About the employer

Greys are a modern, stylish, and fast-paced salon.


Greys (Northenden)



Palatine Road


M22 4HD

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Training provider

Michael John Training Manchester

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Michaeljohn


Recruitment Team 0161 819 2662

Level 2 Hair Professional apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Hair Professional (Hairdressing)
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

The successful candidate will secure a place at Michaeljohn Training School, where they will complete their NVQ Level 2 hairdressing qualification a alongside qualifications in Functional Skills in maths and English (if required).

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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