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Junior Hairdresser Apprentice Roberta Wilson

Opportunity for an outgoing, friendly and proactive individual looking to start a career within hairdressing. This is an opportunity to join a well-established and renowned salon to be guided by an industry expert.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2022

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 work for 30 hours per week, your working days may change to align with college day release and the business needs. This may include working on Saturdays

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Apr 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an enthusiastic member of staff to join Roberta. Somebody willing to step into a busy salon helping with all aspects. Somebody committed, friendly and who is passionate about the industry will have a long and successful career path.

  • Customer service and client relationships
  • Taking bookings via telephone, email and social media
  • Wash and style hair. Washing and blow-drying using correct products
  • Trim cut and colour hair on models and with assistance – you will work up to this throughout your apprenticeship
  • Prepare colours and prepare stylists columns
  • Help maintain the professional image of the salon
  • General housekeeping duties in between clients and at the beginning and end of the day
  • Learning styles, cuts and any other treatments you will need to complete your apprenticeship
  • Taking payments by card and cash
  • Learning about hair extensions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidence with meeting/speaking to new people and conversing with ease
  • Have had previous work experience

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and outgoing manner
  • Self-motivated & reliable
  • Smart professional appearance
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grades A to C / 9-4 or equivalent

Future prospects

For the right candidate, there is the opportunity to continue learning after this programme and to progress onto the level 3 apprenticeship standard in Hair. Roberta is keen to support development as much as she is able using various methods of training. 

Things to consider

Working in the hair and beauty sector sounds very glamourous, making people look and feel their best but you should be aware that there is a great deal of standing involved, you must be able to chat to people and make them feel happy and relaxed even if you are having a bad day and you will be involved in regular housekeeping duties as it's an important part of the salon image.

About the employer

Roberta Wilson is a renowned hair stylist in and around the East Midlands. She has 35 years’ experience in the hairdressing industry. Roberta loves making her clients feel a million dollars from unique blunt box bobs, to rainbow locks with undercuts! Roberta’s work has been featured in the Capital Hair and Beauty magazine. Hairdressing has always been her passion and she can’t imagine doing anything else.


Roberta Wilson



High Street


DE55 7DP

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Vision West Nottinghamshire College


Rachel Gould 01623 627191

Full level 2 Hair Professional apprenticeship standard

Including Functional Skills if required

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the administrative profession.

You will attend our bespoke and well-known training centre in Mansfield on a weekly basis for the day release element of your apprenticeship.

You will gather all learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio (OneFile).

At the end of the planned learning period, you along with your employer and training provider will agree that you have completed all learning elements and are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged. 

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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