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Level 2 Hairdressing Apprenticeship Merluza Hair & Beauty

Merluza Hair and Beauty are looking for a new apprentice to join their team, someone who will have a passion for hairdressing and someone that has a clear understanding for peoples needs and to make them feel welcome and more confident about themselves.

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Closing date: 18 Dec 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

    Days and times to be discussed at interview stage (30 hours minimum)

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Level 2 Hairdressing apprentice required in a busy hair and beauty salon based in Hall Green, Birmingham. Training will be supported by Heart of England Training alongside daily commercial activities.

Duties will include:

  • Washing and styling hair
  • Cleaning
  • Reception duties
  • Colouring and blow drying
  • Working under supervision

You will be working as part of a fantastic team with an assigned mentor to help you get through your apprenticeship. The support given throughout your training is like no other salon and you will surely achieve high aspirations if you work hard at Merluza.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good time keeping
  • Positive attitude
  • Confident dealing with the public

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Confident
  • Hard working
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English at grade 3/D or equivalent

Future prospects

On successful completion of Level 2 hairdressing, there may be the opportunity to progress onto Level 3 hairdressing and good training program.

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.

Applicants also need to ensure that they are willing to work Saturdays and at least one late evening before applying for the position as this is a requirement when working in the hairdressing industry.

Working hours will be Tuesday to Saturday, Hours to be discussed at interview however will include late nights.

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

Merluza Hair and Beauty are proud to present our state-of-the-art Salon. Valerie Rome is renowned for her expertise throughout the hair dressing industry. She has a strong passion for her profession and established the highly successful Merluza Hair and Beauty Salon. Having worked for Wella GB for in excess of 15 years, Valerie travelled extensively and her unique skills in hairdressing where sought worldwide. Her teaching qualifications and wealth of experience became a valuable asset to all who were privileged to work with her, and that asset is still appreciated today by clients and her own team of qualified stylists.


Merluza Hair & Beauty



Stratford Road


B28 9JA

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Training provider


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


Emma Stead 01788820132

  • Level 2 Hairdressing
  • Technical certificate
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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