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Level 3 Hairdressing Apprentice Georgina Newman

Want to become a top stylist? An opportunity has arisen to become part of the team at this prestigious salon based in Rushden. The Refinery Hair & Beauty is looking for a Hair Professional Apprentice to join the team and be part of an on going learning experience.

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Closing date: 15 Feb 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 to Saturday. Days and hours to be discussed at interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main responsibilities:

  • Customer service - greeting guests and visitors to the salon, as well as handling telephone enquiries
  • Carrying out level 2 services to a high standard
  • Playing a part in preparing the client ready for their service, including refreshments, magazines, gowns and general comfort
  • Ensuring the client is happy, comfortable and informed throughout their visit
  • Listening to the needs of guests, visitors and colleagues and informing others of any relevant information, offering meaningful, relevant conversation
  • Attend designated training times
  • Complete all project work and tests set by assessors and instructors in agreed timeframe
  • Providing suitable training models when requested and having them on call if needed
  • Assisting stylists with preparing clients for and during the service being provided, this may include removing colours and blow-drying hair under supervision if required
  • Housekeeping, keeping salon tidy
  • Keeping a positive salon atmosphere
  • Attendance at salon activities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident with good communication skills
  • Able to speak fluent English
  • Organised and time keeping skills
  • Excellent hairdressing skills

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Helpful
  • Inquisitive 
  • Customer focused 
  • Willing to learn
  • Committed to your hairdressing career

Desired qualifications

  • Level 2 Hairdressing qualification is essential.
  • Maths and English at grade 3/D or equivalent
  • Salon experience

Future prospects

To run your own column within a busy salon. 

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.

Please be aware you will need to be able to carry out level 2 standard services to a high standard and a trades test will be required. 

About the employer

Signature Salon Paul Mitchell, Wella Colour Experts.

Morroccan oil specialist & Ikoo stockist.


Georgina Newman



High Street


NN10 8BL

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Training provider


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


Emma Stead 01788 820132

  • Level 3 Advanced Hairdressing
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Advanced and creative hair professional

Level 3 (A level)

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