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Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice Samantha Golding

Are you looking to start a career in hairdressing? An opportunity has arisen to become part of the team at this prestigious salon based in Birmingham. We are a warm, friendly, professional service at SG Hair.

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Closing date: 21 Nov 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 - Saturday (Actual working times to be discussed at second interview stage)

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Answering all incoming calls and book client appointments
  • Greeting clients
  • Making drinks
  • Shampooing clients hair
  • Advising clients on shampoos
  • Conditioners and treatments (training will be given)
  • Assisting and observing stylists
  • To ensure that the working environment is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • To identify your clients’ needs and wishes, analyse the hair, skin and scalp of your clients and to make recommendations and agree with your clients services to be carried out
  • To perform consultations and provide a professional opinion to your clients during each service
  • To effectively plan and manage your working day
  • Keep up to date with product knowledge
  • Be responsible for your own personal development
  • Attend team training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to listen and talk to customers to enable you to understand their problems and queries and take appropriate action
  • An understanding of the differing needs of your customers and the ability to produce a service appropriate to their individual need
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Active listening - giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate and, not interrupting at inappropriate times
  • Speaking - talking to others to convey information effectively
  • Be able to use IT to support your work

Personal qualities

  • Maintain high level of confidentiality. Show initiative
  • Be confident and positive, reliable, trustworthy, honest and punctual. Self reliant
  • Smart appearance (hair, Makeup and clothes are current looks)
  • Pleasant manner

Desired qualifications

  • Able to read and write in English
  • Maths qualification would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given

Future prospects

Potential level 3 progression for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Applicants must have a realistic idea of what it is like to work as an apprentice in the Hairdressing industry and must be willing to help out with the less glamorous tasks such as cleaning! Please be aware that when working as a Hairdressing apprentice part of your daily jobs will be to clean and tidy the salon. There will be some long periods of standing.

About the employer

Samantha Golding has become renowned internationally as a Curly Hair specialist and leads the SGHAIR team to the highest standards in advice and bespoke hair services always using leading products for curly hair. SG hair is a friendly and modern salon with a manager who cares about staff and trains apprentices for the future.


Samantha Golding


A 297


B42 1TY

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd


Emma Stead 01788 820132

  • Level 2 Hairdressing Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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