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Wonderful opportunity for someone looking to start their career in hairdressing. You will assist in the upkeep of the salon, deal with clients, carry out hairdressing services and assist colleagues.

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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

    Tuesday 09.00 – 17.00 Wednesday 09.00 – 16.00 Thursday 09.00 – 17.00 Friday 09.00 – 18.00 Saturday 08.00 – 13.00

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    26 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

No experience required, all we ask is that you are enthusiastic, punctual, hard-working, a team player and have a passion for hairdressing.

We will provide you with a range of learning opportunities covering all areas of work within the salon. This will be in line with the apprenticeship standard and in addition will also include training in perms which is a popular service provided at our salon.

You will assist in the upkeep of the salon, deal with clients, carry out hairdressing services and assist colleagues.

  • Maintaining a safe and clean environment
  • Assisting stylists to deliver salon services
  • Greeting and preparing clients for their hair service
  • Carrying out shampoo and conditioning
  • Reception duties
  • Commitment to training

Staff benefits include:

  • Uniform Provided
  • Onsite Parking
  • Access to workplace pension
  • 28 days paid holiday

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Successful applicants will display the following skills:

  • Customer Service skills
  • Communicaton skills

Personal qualities

  • Smart and well presented
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Keen interest and willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to listen and follow instructions
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Customer service focused with a polite and kind manner

Desired qualifications

Entry is subject to interview and assessment.

You will need to have relevant employment. In addition, you need to have 4 GCSEs or alternatives at grade D / 3 or higher, including English & maths or have achieved a Level 1 hairdressing qualification or have relevant experience* and be able to demonstrate ability equivalent to, or exceeding Level 1 in English & maths.

Future prospects

On completion and achievement of the standard, apprentices can progress on to Level 3 standard for Senior Hairdresser.

Things to consider

Staff new to role may experience skin sensitivity related to the increased exposure to wet hands.

The role also involves spending the majority of working time stood, therefore you will need to be able to cope with the demands of the role.

About the employer

Small well established village salon and barbers with dedicated team of staff providing a range of services to our longstanding client base.

We pride ourselves on customer services, and value our loyal client base.





Upper Creasent Road


SO52 9JQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Eastleigh College



Level 2 Hair Professional

Hairdressers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create variety of looks, and colour and lighten hair for ladies and men.

Apprentices will focus on the development of the mandatory knowledge, skills and behaviours before opting for an occupational area in Hairdressing or Barbering to develop more specific skills and techniques.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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