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Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice George's

You will have the opportunity to take the first step into your career, as a Hairdressing Apprentice, by starting at a beautiful, innovative and artistic salon with a team who are dedicated to ensuring you reach your full potential!

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Closing date: 22 May 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

    Monday - Saturday. Days and hours to be discussed at interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    23 May 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

Fantastic opportunity for someone who is ready to learn all aspects of the hair industry with expert advice from the salons amazing stylists who understand the hair world inside and out! You will be shampooing hair daily and eventually build up your skills to become a part of the team.

Your main tasks will include:

  • Shampooing hair
  • Conditioning hair
  • Reception duties
  • Serving refreshments
  • Offering the best customer service possible
  • Completing all NVQ units
  • Arranging models for your NVQ assessments
  • Assisting the stylists daily
  • Salon cleaning
  • Vetting customers as they walk in the door
  • Ensuring all services are sanitised
  • Being responsible for logging off the job training hours on one file portfolio

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communication
  • Good time keeping
  • Professional

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about Hairdressing
  • Hardworking
  • Knowledge about Hairdressing
  • Presentable
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Well spoken
  • Can use own initiative

Desired qualifications

  • Fluent in speaking English
  • Able to read and write in English
  • GCSE or equivalent Grade D/3 minimum in maths and English

Future prospects

On successful completion of Level 2 Hairdressing, there may be the opportunity to progress onto Level 2 customer service followed by Level 3 Hairdressing and a 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.

About the employer


Welcome to George’s Hairdressing. We have spent the last 45 years styling and inspiring Ladies and Gents in our award-winning Leicestershire salons. We pride our salons on being a friendly place where we will do our upmost to ensure you are comfortable, relaxed and enjoy every moment spent with us.

We’re proud to be a part of L’Oréal Professionnel Portfolio, the exclusive group of top British hairdressers who have been recognised for their creativity and expertise in the field of professional hairdressing. Renowned for outstanding technical skills, as well as their artistic flair, these eminent hairdressers share a common goal: to consistently raise the profile of the British hairdressing industry.

Our team of stylists is forever expanding. At present we have more L’Oréal Professionnel Colour Specialists than any other salon chain, 11 colour degree specialists and a record amount of ID and Colour ID artists. Alongside this we have a commitment to training new and current staff to a standard of excellence, ensuring their creativity and technical skills are always on trend.





Allandale Road



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Training provider


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


Emma Stead 01788 820132

Level 2 Hairdressing Standard

Functional skills in Maths and English if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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