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Hairdressing Apprenticeship Salon Blanc

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to work in a contemporary salon in Killingworth.

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Closing date: 01 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

    Working hours to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    17 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Main duties:

  • Shadowing and observing an experienced stylist to get a real taste of the industry and pick up best practice
  • To take appointments via telephone and using a computer based booking system if applicable
  • Taking customer calls and providing a high standard of customer service
  • Responsible for greeting customers in a confident and professional manner
  • Engage with customers, provide beverages, magazines and to overall look after customers to ensure an outstanding customer experience
  • Ensuring that the salon is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Support staff with inventory and placing orders of stock
  • Basic colours and cuts when ready and confident

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work using your own initiative
  • Genuine interest in developing a career in the Hairdressing industry
  • Enthusiasm towards learning the role
  • To be well presented at all times

Desired qualifications

Maths and English GCSEs A-C/ 4-9 or equivalent. 

You will be required to do maths and English Functional Skills if the above grades have not been achieved.

Future prospects

For the right candidate, there may be opportunities for career development within the organisation should a vacancy become available.

Things to consider

  • Hairdressers must purchase a college kit and uniform for their day in college
  • All must wear flat black shoes with covered toes

About the employer

High fashion, vibrant salon recently re located in Killingworth. The apprentice will be part of a dynamic team, working in a busy salon environment.


Salon Blanc


Unit 2

Planet Business Centre

Planet Place

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE12 6DY

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gateshead College


Emily Jefferson

You will work towards a Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals with Gateshead College and functional skills maths and English, if required.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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