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Apprenticeship in Hairdressing Professional Standard - Headroom Headroom

If you are located in Harrogate or surrounding areas and are looking for a career in hairdressing, then Headroom could be the salon for you to fulfil your ambition and start your career in this sector. You will be mentored by fully qualified staff with years of experience working with some of the top brands in the industry.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £145.00 - £172.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Saturday 9:00-5:30 Hours and days to be arranged

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Headroom is a ladies and gents salon in a great location in the town centre of Harrogate. They are looking for someone who is willing to learn, enthusiatic and has a positive attitude, to join their small but great spirited team.

This is a great opportunity for anyone wamting to train as a professional hair stylist and is passionate about hairdressing.

Main Duties to include:

  • Reception Duties
  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Making refreshments
  • Assisting qualified stylists
  • Day to day cleaning and tidying of salon
  • Opportunity to practice your training with model clients

A Hair Apprenticeship is diverse and offers you the chance to channel your artistic talent in a creative setting Training and development takes place during this part of the apprenticeship, which includes a qualification.

The on programme learning for this apprenticeship is mainly through the on the job experience with a salon environment, focused on gaining the knowledge and demonstrating the skills in several core areas

20% off the job is required and is covered with theory delivery, shadowing, mentoring and coaching at our sites and in the workplace.

You’ll also study English and maths at a level to suit you. All Hair Stylists will need to communicate effectively with clients, order stock and calculate pricing 

You will be mentored and trained by fully qualified tutors and assessors


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Understand spoken information
  • Be able to listen to others and ask questions
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand
  • Reason and problem solve
  • Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task
  • Manage oneself, people, time, and things
  • Enjoy working with people

Personal qualities

Passionate, interested, honest and willing to work hard.

Desired qualifications

Maths And English GCSE A-C desired 

Level 1 Hair and Beauty would be an advantage

Future prospects

This employer is looking for the apprentice that they recruit to sustain a long term career with them & the chance to develop and progress to full time employment

Once fully qualified, Hair Stylists earn on average £14,000-£30,000 per year.

Things to consider

From the 1st April 2021 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices increased for young people aged 16-18 and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. The new rate is £4.30 per hour. The new NMW applies to time working plus time spent training as this is also part of the Apprenticeship. Anyone not covered by the age category above will be entitled to the NMW appropriate to their age.

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government.  Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a 5% contribution for all learners that are 19+ 

PLEASE NOTE: The dates as entered for the interview/start dates for this opportunity are to be used as a guide and interviews will take place as close to this date as is reasonably practical for the employer followed by a start date offered by the employer.

You may be required to work weekends & late evenings and maybe required to complete a work trial day and/ or trade test. 

This position is dependent on work experience & GCSE grades. 

You will also be required to have a  Pre-screening interview over the phone with one of TNB Skills Training advisers before your details are passed to the employer to ensure you meet their criteria so please expect a call  

About the employer

Headroom is a ladies and gents salon in a great location in the town centre of Harrogate





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Training provider

TNB Skills Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by That Nail Place Ltd

Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professional

Maths & English Functional Skills

Employability skills to include to be able to demonstrate professionalism and a passion for the industry, correct behaviours and communication and safe working practices in the hair industry.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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