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Apprentice Hair Professional-Terri Gilham Hair Spa Terri Gilham Ltd

If you are located in the Ashford area and looking for a career in hairdressing, Terri Gilham Hair Spa could be the salon to fulfil your ambition and start your career. You will be mentored by qualified staff with years of experience using top branded products and working towards a Diploma in Hairdressing in a modern award-winning salon.

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Closing date: 12 Jun 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

    Tuesday - Friday TBA.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Terri Gilham Hair Spa is an award-winning boutique hair salon in a beautiful location in Ashford. They are looking for someone who has a passion for hair, is willing to learn, enthusiastic and has a positive attitude to join their small but great spirited team.

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

Main duties to include:

  • Reception duties
  • Meeting & greeting clients
  • Making refreshments
  • Assisting qualified stylists
  • Day to day cleaning & 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 evidenced with theory delivery, shadowing, mentoring and coaching at our sites and in the workplace.

You will also study English and math 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

Personal qualities

  • Passionate
  • Interested
  • Honest and willing to work hard
  • Enjoy working with people

Desired qualifications

  • Maths And English GCSE or equivalent A-C 9/4 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 a Senior Hair Professional. 

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 and 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 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 or equivalent 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

Terri Gilham Hair Spa is an award-winning boutique hair salon in a beautiful location in Ashford. They have a small, fully qualified, great spirited team with years of experience and use some of the top branded products in the industry.


Terri Gilham Ltd


The Courtyard Mersham Le Hatch

Hythe Road


TN25 6NH

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Training provider

TNB Skills Training

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

Hair Professional Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Maths & English Functional Skills
  • Employability Skills to include to be able to demonstrate professionalism and a passion for the industry using correct behaviours, communication & safe working practices in the hair industry

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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