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Apprentice Hair Stylist Ben Wells

Working and training within a high-end salon based in Hythe. This apprenticeship offers you the ability to learn up-to-date hair treatments and styling in line with the salon expectations.

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Closing date: 03 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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 Days: Tuesday - Saturday, Monday at college Working Times: Tuesday – Friday, 9.00am-6.00pm, Saturday, 8.00am-4.00pm. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    12 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001751024

  • Positions

    2 available

In line with the apprenticeship standard your role will include: 

  • Shampooing, conditioning and treating hair and scalp
  • Front of house customer service
  • Refreshments
  • General Salon Cleanliness
  • Cutting hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Styling and finishing hairstyles
  • Colouring and lightning
  • Perming

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Successful applicants will display the following skills: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to engage in conversation
  • Customer service focused, with excellent people skills and manners
  • Ability to listen and follow instructions
  • Work collectively as a team as well as using own initiative
  • Good time keeping

Personal qualities

  • Well-presented appearance at work
  • Friendly
  • Positive with an upbeat attitude
  • Keen interest in learning and developing your skills

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE in maths and English at grade 4/C or above or equivalent

Future prospects

  • The right apprentice may be offered the opportunity run his or her own column on completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • It is likely that you will spend the majority of the day on your feet and therefore you will need to have a reasonable level of health and fitness
  • Please ensure you can commute to both the employer and Totton College on a regular basis
  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

Benjamin Wells Hair Design is dedicated to providing an exceptional service, high-quality products and an enjoyable atmospheric experience located in Hythe.

Employer

Ben Wells

Address

The Old Dock House

High Street

Southampton

SO45 6AG

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Training

Training provider

NACRO

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Totton College

Contact

Apprenticeships Team 02380 874 859 apprenticeships@totton.ac.uk

  • Level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths

Much of the training will be undertaken ‘on the job’, supported by regular visits from a qualified assessor.

The Hairdressing Apprenticeship is a 24-month programme, with apprentices attending college 1 day per week. The apprentice will then be assessed within the workplace every 4-6 weeks.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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