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Apprentice Hairdressing Technician Meraki Hair & Beauty

We have an apprentice opportunity at our salon based in Willingham. This position will suit either a new apprentice looking to start their career, or ideally for a candidate looking to complete their Level 2 Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 09 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Working hours: Monday – Day off Tuesday – 9.30am-6.30pm/ or college day release Wednesday – 2.00pm-8.00pm Thursday – 2.00pm-8.00pm Friday – 12.30pm-6.30pm Saturday – 8.30am-4.30pm Sunday – Day off

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Salon responsibilities will include:

  • Greeting clients as the arrive
  • Dealing with payments and appointment bookings
  • Shampooing, draping and brushing out a client's hair before the cut or style
  • Preparing colour treatments
  • Supplying refreshments to clients
  • Maintaining the presentation of the salon at all times
  • Cutting clients hair with close mentoring support and training provided

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Passionate for great customer service
  • Has a creative flair and passionate to learn the hairdressing profession
  • Is presentable in appearance
  • You will be able to work as part of a small and successful team

Personal qualities

  • Presentable
  • Approachable
  • Good time keeping
  • Is trustworthy

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum grade 3 or D in GCSE’s, or equivalents, English & maths

Future prospects

  • This Apprenticeship (at Level 2) could lead to a permanent Hairdressing Technician role and the chance to continue on to a Level 3

Things to consider

You will be working in the salon 4 days a week with 1 day a week at Cambridge Regional College.

The hairdressing profession is a creative and rewarding industry and the employer will provide close mentoring support to progress to become qualified. The very nature of the job role as a hairdresser means standing at long periods and good body posture is important. Will be required to work Saturday’s and extended shifts during the week.

The apprentice will be offered a uniform.

The salon is located within Willingham with access to public transport, although this is a limited service.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

About the employer

Meraki is a Greek phrase that means ‘to do something with soul, creativity or love; when you leave a piece of yourself in your work’.


Here at Meraki we believe that the key approach of our salon business is to ensure our clients look and feel fabulous by thorough consultations based on their personality, lifestyle, skin tones and face shape. We offer excellent customer service and creative styles with professional hair product treatments.

The Meraki team are experienced, fully qualified technicians able to cater for all our clients’ needs. We have been open for business for 4 years, are a small and growing salon – we will provide the close mentoring support and a friendly environment for the successful apprentice to join our team based in Willingham.



Meraki Hair & Beauty


Unit 1a

Unit 1a

Over Road


CB24 5EU

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College


Camilla 07814507777

  • You will be undertaking a Level 2 Apprenticeship to become a Hair Professional and achieve a level 2 diploma
  • Opportunities to progress on to Level 3 for the right candidate.
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English & maths (exemptions apply)

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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