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Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice Pkai Ltd

An opportunity has arisen to become part of the team at this prestigious salon based in Hampton. PKai is looking for two hairdressing apprentices to join the team and be part of an ongoing learning experience.

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Closing date: 13 Jul 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 - Sunday. Days and hours to be discussed at interview stage with employer. 5 days per week.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Typical daily tasks of an apprentice will include:

  • Cleaning and tidying salon
  • Greeting clients
  • Making drinks
  • Shampooing clients' hair
  • Advising clients on shampoos, conditioners and treatments (training will be given)
  • Assisting and observing stylists and when a certain level of skill and understanding has been gained

The tasks will gradually increase to things like applying colours, blow drying, styling etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Professional
  • Customer focused 
  • Strong communication skills 

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Helpful
  • Inquisitive 
  • Willing to learn
  • Presentable
  • Confident
  • Flexible

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English at grade 4/C or equivalent

Future prospects

  • On successful completion of NVQ level 2 hairdressing, there may be the opportunity to progress onto NVQ level 3 hairdressing and a good training programme plus a chance at progressing to management for the right candidate

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 activity with little time to rest
  • 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

Peterborough Hairdressers. Unisex salons. Open every Sunday 10-4. Stockists of Ghd, Wella & Paul Mitchell, Tangle Teezers.

Hair colouring, cutting, styling, wedding hair, prom hair.

British Hairdressing Awards Finalist 2011 & 2012

Best UK Salon - Eastern Region 2012 - Your Hair Magazin


Pkai Ltd


Unit 5a

Serpentine Green Shopping Centre, The Serpentine



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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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