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Hairdressing Apprentice THE BOUTIK LIMITED

The Boutik, an award winning hair and beauty salon, are looking for a hairdressing apprentice to join their friendly team in Plymstock.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 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

    You will be working 40 hours per week, over 5 days, between Tuesday and Saturday, with the possibility of a late night training session once per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    02 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As a hairdressing apprentice, your duties are likely to include meeting and greeting our clients, booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, blow drying and styling hair, also colour and lightening using a range of techniques.

You will also study hairdressing topics such as hair and skin testing, the effects of chemicals on hair and skin, and the principles of hair colour selection, alongside environmental and sustainable working practices.  There’s also the option to learn about promoting products, perming, and working with different hair types.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ideal candidate will need to have good communication and interpersonal skills to work with a range of clients and colleagues within the salon environment. You must be able to work well as a team, be enthusiastic about your training and have creative flair.

Personal qualities

The successful apprentice will also need to have a genuine passion for the hairdressing industry. High standards of personal hygiene and appearance are also essential.

You will need to be able to promote a positive image at all times and be polite and courteous to everyone.

Desired qualifications

There are no formal qualifications required for this role, just a willingness to learn new skills.

Future prospects

After having completed your apprenticeship training with Skills Group, you will have the opportunity to progress onto a higher level qualification, start to build up your own clientèle as a Junior Stylist or broaden your skill set with an alternative hairdressing role.

About the employer

The Boutik in Plymouth was founded in 2009 by current owner Abigail James and has built-up an impressive reputation in and around Devon as the specialists in nail enhancements and nail care. Their Boutik aims to provide its customers with a friendly and fun environment for their clients to relax and enjoy. They always aim to deliver a personal service and adapt their expertise to ensure that each treatment is tailored to their clients specific needs. They specialise in a wide range of beauty treatments including nail enhancements, natural nail care, waxing treatments, eyelash extensions, lash treatments, and much more. They are very proud to offer all vegan friendly and animal cruelty free products. They have had the privilege of supporting many people during those special occasions whether it be that all important wedding day, end of year prom or a pamper party. They are located in the quiet residential area of Plymstock about 15 minutes from Plymouth city centre. The founder and owner, Abigail, started out in the beauty industry in 2002 aged just 17.

With over 14 years experience in the industry Abigail and her team work passionately in delivering a superior service to all its customers. It’s important to Abigail that each and every customer enjoys the experience of visiting The Boutik and that the service her team provides leaves you wanting more. The Boutik has won numerous awards over the years, mostly nominated by its loyal customers and this year is no exception. Having previously won “Nail Technician of the Year 2015” at The British hair and beauty awards and finalist for “Top Rated Salon of the Year 2016” at The British hair and beauty awards The Boutik is pleased to announce it has been nominated for “Nail Technician of the Year 2017” at The English Hair and Beauty Awards.





Church Road



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Training provider

Skills Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd


Skills Group 01752 332442

The Apprenticeship in Hairdressing includes:

  • Level 2 Hair Professional (Hairdressing / Barbering)
  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing / Barbering)
  • Functional Skills in maths and English

Many aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site and you will have regular visits every 2 to 4 weeks from your designated assessor from Skills Group, who will monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.

As part of your apprenticeship you will be expected to attend college one day per week, where you will improve upon your knowledge and practical skills.

The apprentice will also attend weekly training sessions with the salons support.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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