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Hair Professional Apprentice The Hair Lounge

Fantastic opportunity to join a hair salon in Northampton as a Hair Professional Apprentice. You will assist with duties such as; Shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques etc. Could this be the role for you? Apply now!

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £163.40

    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

    Shifts will be arranged when starting.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001755952

  • Positions

    1 available

Your duties will involve all aspects of training towards gaining the Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard.

Hairdressers will be able to:

  • Shampoo and condition hair
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques
  • Style and finish hair to create a variety of looks
  • Colour and lighten hair for ladies
  • Hairdressers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair
  • They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients
  • Demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role 
  • Be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Behaviours and communication:

  • Greet clients in a friendly manner, choose the most appropriate way of communicating with clients; be helpful and courteous at all times; adapt behaviours in response to each client; respond promptly to clients seeking assistance; establish client expectations and needs; explain clearly any reasons why the client’s needs or expectations cannot be met; willingly undertake wider salon duties, including reception duties where appropriate

Safe working practices:

  • Maintain effective, hygienic and safe working methods; adhere to workplace, suppliers’ or manufacturers’ instructions for the safe use of equipment, materials and products; meet legal and organisational requirements; maintain the client’s modesty, privacy and comfort; minimise risks of cross-infection, injury or fatigue; promote environmental and sustainable working practices; ensure personal hygiene and protection meets industry, organisational and local authority requirements; and correctly use Personal Protective Equipment

Consultation:

  • Creatively assess the client’s requirements; examine the hair, skin and scalp; facial characteristics including face shape, skin tone, hair colour, lifestyle and suitability, conduct visual checks and any necessary tests on the hair, skin and scalp; advise clients on services or products; identify the client’s hair characteristics and hair classification; advise clients on hair maintenance and management

Personal qualities

  • You must demonstrate professionalism and a passion for the industry
  • Have a commitment to quality, a positive attitude and team working
  • Work under pressure
  • Observe time management and self-management
  • Show a willingness to learn
  • Complete services in a commercially viable time and to a high standard
  • Meet organisational and industry standards of appearance
  • Observe professional ethics

Desired qualifications

You must have achieved GCSE or equivalent level 3 in maths and English Language.

Future prospects

Once you have achieved your Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard, there is always the opportunity of progressing onto an Advanced level apprenticeship in Hairdressing or in development, the Senior Hair Professional Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This role will involve standing for the majority of your working day. Due to the nature of the business you will be required to work Saturdays, you may also be required to work some late evenings within your working week.

Opening Times:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9am - 8pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 8pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 2pm
  • Friday: 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 4pm
  • Sunday: Closed

About the employer

Hair salon based on 2A Helmdom Road, Northampton NN2 8JT.

Employer

The Hair Lounge

Address

2a

Helmdon Road

Northampton

NN2 8JT

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Training

Training provider

ASTON RECRUITMENT & TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aston Recruitment & Training Ltd

Contact

Liz Haywood 01604 230371 elizabeth.haywood@aston-training.co.uk

One day per week at Aston's Academy in central Northampton, working towards the Hair Professional Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard, Functional Skills maths and English if applicable.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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