Hairdressing Apprenticeship Brook House

Brook House Hair and Beauty are looking to take on a hairdressing apprentice to join their busy salon in Plympton.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    You will be working between 30 and 40 hours per week (5 days) between Tuesday – Saturday. Late night training will be provided, day yet to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001159728

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties are likely to include booking appointments, shampooing, conditioning, drying and styling hair, and mixing and applying hair colouring.

You will study hairdressing topics such as hair and skin testing, the effects of chemicals on hair and skin, and the principles of hair colour selection. There is also the option to learn about promoting products, perming, and working with different hair types.

You will also be required to attend college sessions once a week to undertake additional training which will enhancing your theory and practical elements.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ideal candidate must be friendly and approachable and have excellent communication skills. You will be able to work well in a team portray a positive friendly attitude to customers at all times.

Personal qualities

Excellent communication, high standards of hygiene and appearance and a keen team player are essential for any salon apprentice, and you will learn how to demonstrate this consistently to ensure that you promote a positive image at all times.

Candidates will need to be enthusiastic about training, have a creative flair and a genuine passion for the hairdressing industry. Building good relationships with clients is a vital part of a successful salon so excellent interpersonal skills are required.

Qualifications required

No prior qualifications are required, just a passion for hairdressing and ability to communicate effectively to clients and staff.

Future prospects

Once having completed the level 2 qualification, there will be an opportunity to work towards an advanced level 3 to further enhance your skills.

About the employer

Newly opened, Brook House Hair and Beauty have established a great reputation due to their years of experience in the industry. You will be working alongside qualified stylists who will teach you all they know! The salon strongly believes in the company’s ethos of delivering the best customer journey, with the most up to date and creative services in a relaxed but professional atmosphere.

Employer

Brook House

Address

Station Road

Plympton

Plymouth

PL7 2AU

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Training provider

The Apprenticeship in Hairdressing includes:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Certified Health and Safety Course
  • Internet Safety / Safeguarding

 

Some aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site and you will have regular visits every 2 to 4 weeks from your designated assessor from Skills Group, who will monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.

As part of your apprenticeship you will be expected to attend college one day per week, where you will improve upon your knowledge and practical skills.

As an additional qualification, Skills Group will help you achieve your Emergency First Aid and Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

Skills Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd

Contact

01752 332442


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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017