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Apprentice Hairdresser Anna O'Rafferty

A Cut Above are looking to recruit a hardworking apprentice to support them in their busy salon. You will learn all aspects of hairdressing and support the stylists becoming an important member of the team.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts Weds to Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Monday at College. Working 30 to 40 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A Cut Above are looking to offer an exciting opportunity for an apprenticeship candidate wanting to take their first steps into a career within the hair industry. If you are passionate about pursuing a career as a hairdresser or stylist, this a fantastic opportunity to apply for!

Day to day duties will include:

  • Performing reception duties such as answering telephone calls and making appointments
  • Meeting and Greeting clients, making refreshments and providing hospitality
  • Maintaining client records
  • Selling and recommending retail products
  • Cleaning the salon work areas and equipment
  • Talking to clients about their requirements

Carry out hair-styling functions such as:

  • Dry and style hair using brushes, combs, straightening irons and other equipment
  • Shampoo, Condition, Treat Hair & Scalp
  • Change Hair Colours
  • Set and Dress Hair
  • Style and finish Hair
  • Basic Hair cutting using clippers, scissors or razors

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address. You will only need to attend college in Nottingham City Centre for initial assessments, enrolment and once a week on a Monday for training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Works well as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • A genuine interest in pursuing a career in hairdressing
  • Punctual
  • Enthusiastic
  • Personable
  • Reliable
  • A desire to be creative

Desired qualifications

A*-D/9-3 Maths and English at GCSE or equivalent desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

A unisex salon based in the vibrant village centre of Radcliffe on Trent.  With 4 members of staff they offer a welcoming and friendly salon where each stylish brings their own individual touch.


Anna O'Rafferty


1A Shelford Road

Radcliffe on Trent


NG12 2AE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

  • Practical and Theory training at our City Centre Wheeler Gate Salon 1 day per week.
  • Level 2 Hair professional standard -
  • Functional Skills English and Maths (Level 1 or Level 2 is required )

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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