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Level 2 Apprentice in Beauty Yeovil College

To undertake and complete the training towards the Level 2 Diploma for Beauty professionals (Beauty Therapist) Apprenticeship qualification. Including to work with and support the Beauty team and lecturing staff

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Closing date: 29 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Working week to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To undertake and complete the training towards the Level 2 Diploma for Beauty professionals (Beauty Therapist) Apprenticeship qualification. Including to work with and support the Beauty team and lecturing staff including:

  • Waxing services
  • Hand and nail treatments
  • Foot treatments
  • Facial skin care treatments
  • Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
  • Make up application
  • Basic massage treatments (back, neck and shoulder)   

Understand how to maintain the standards of professional appearance and the salon/spa image, etiquette and required hygiene. Provide advice and recommendations on beauty treatments, appointments, and service timings. Develop knowledge to be able to facilitate the client journey, from appointment through completion of the services of handling payments whilst portraying the professionalism and values expected by the beauty therapy industry.

  • To provide an outstanding service to learners, staff and other stakeholders.
  • To actively engage in developing and promoting the departments operational plan
  • To actively engage with achieving the College strategic aims and development plans
  • To actively promote equality, diversity and fundamental British Values in all aspects of the role.

Key Roles & Accountabilities                                            

  • To maintain and follow health and safety within the salon environment.
  • To maintain COSHH requirements following legal and salon policy.
  • To maintain salon hygiene following salon policy, to include trolleys, floors, basins, mirrors    and all work surfaces
  • To maintain and control stock reporting/recording and ordering systems.
  • To maintain and replenish salon laundry, including the laundry equipment.
  • To maintain a safe and hygienic dispensary.
  • Replenish and buy in salon refreshment facilities.
  • To maintain salon electrical equipment, reporting faults and following PAT testing requirements, within college policy.
  • To maintain a professional approach to all customer enquiries.
  • To maintain and organise the salon reception area.
  • To update and maintain reception appointment systems, including record cards.
  • To support salon marketing, maintaining stationery, including price lists, appointment cards and assessment planning forms.
  • To record and bank daily remittance/monies taken, following college policy.
  • To strive to achieve the best in personal academic studies on the course.
  • To set a professional standard for all trainees to follow.
  • To carry out any reasonable duties within responsibilities that may arise.
  • Attend team meetings.

Other Duties

The Post Holder may be required to perform duties other than those given in the Job Description for the post.  The particular duties and responsibilities attached to posts may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed.  Such variations are a common occurrence and would not of themselves justify the re-evaluation of a post.  In cases, however, where a permanent and substantial change in the duties and responsibilities of a post occurs, consistent with a higher level of responsibility, then the post will be eligible for re-evaluation.

To participate in the College appraisal system and take responsibility for your own personal development.

Health and Safety

The post holder will agree, as part of the contract of employment, to comply with their duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and any Health and Safety Regulations issued under the Act, and to cooperate with the College to enable it to carry out its health and safety duties under the Act.  Failure to comply with health and safety duties, regulations, work rules and procedures regarding health and safety, may lead to disciplinary action.

Equal Opportunities

All staff have a responsibility to treat others with fairness, equality and respect in accordance with legislation, the College’s equality and diversity policy and the College’s Core Values.

           Yeovil College wholeheartedly supports the principles of equality and diversity and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of race, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender re-assignment, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status, family responsibility, pregnancy or maternity, trade union activity or unrelated criminal convictions.

All employees of the College have a responsibility for behaving and acting in a way that supports this policy and procedure and promotes equality and diversity as well as fundamental British values in all aspects of their work. 


Yeovil College is committed to prioritising and promoting safeguarding and protecting all children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm whatever, their age, gender, ethnicity, disability, language, faith and or sexual orientation.  The term ‘safeguarding children and young people’ embraces both child protection and a preventative approach to keeping young people safe.  ‘Safeguarding’ therefore encompasses learner health and safety, bullying, meeting the medical needs of those with medical conditions, providing first aid, security, support / safeguarding from drugs and substance abuse etc.  This policy is applicable to all learners, staff, volunteers and visitors to Yeovil College as well as children who are in the care of learners whilst on placements and/or employees of Yeovil College and safeguarding is everyone responsibility.           


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised, methodical and accurate approach to work
  • Good IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Able to handle information effectively

Desired qualifications

  • Good general education to GCSE level or equivalent

Future prospects

  • To develop further on to the Level 3 Beauty Apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • Where aspects of the person specification are shown as ‘desirable’ it is understood that the knowledge, skills or experience required could be achieved through relevant training which the College is committed to provide.  In decisions on selection, however, preference will be given to those candidates who can already demonstrate competence in areas specified. 
  • In addition to the candidates’ ability to perform the duties of the post, the selection process will also explore issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.  The candidates will also be tested with regards their openness to diversity. 
  • 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

Yeovil College has been serving the community in and around Yeovil for more than 130 years.

The College was first formed in 1887 when Somerset County Council began formally organising Science and Art classes in Yeovil. In 1947, the first Principal was appointed to lead Yeovil Technical College and when secondary education in the Yeovil Borough was reorganised in 1974, Yeovil College became one of the early tertiary colleges to be formed in England.

Today, Yeovil College remains passionate about its role as a key provider of education and training in South Somerset and North and West Dorset. It remains committed to its role as a tertiary college for the whole community and currently supports around 5000 full and part-time students.


Yeovil College


Mudford Road


BA21 4DR

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Yeovil College


Michelle Rogers +447880476072

Level 2 Beauty Therapy at Yeovil College

Apprenticeship standard

Beauty therapist

Level 2 (GCSE)

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