Hairdressing Apprentice Ego Hair & Beauty

Placement opportunity for Apprentice Hairdresser. This vacancy supports your apprenticeship learning, allowing you to put into practise the skills you learn in your NVQ hairdressing training at EASI Hairdressing Academy.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    Minimum 30 hours per week over a 5-6 day period

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001162754

  • Positions

    1 available

General salon duties including:

  • Skill building in hair.
  • Reception duties.
  • Customer service.
  • Learning about the industry.
  • Salon maintenance and housekeeping.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No previous hairdressing skills required.
  • Good customer service.
  • Ability to learn.
  • Good people/communication skills.

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude towards hard work.
  • Friendly.
  • Willingness to take on any task required.

Qualifications required

  • N/A

Future prospects

The placement supports your NVQ training, at the end of which you will be qualified to Level 2 with the prospect of continuing onto your Level 3, after which you will be a fully qualified hairdresser. The NVQ Level 3 enables you to gain employment within the hair industry and is recognised by salons as evidence of your skills and ability as a hairdresser. There are many more training opportunities within the hair industry which you can tailor to meet your career ambitions. Many stylists continue to train to continuously develop and improve their skills, some focusing on specific paths such as colouring, or training other apprentices.

About the employer

Ego is an award-winning Hair and Beauty Salon based in Colchester, Essex. Established in 2008, Ego prides itself in its attention to detail in client care. Owned by 3 partners, Donna Ryder, Carly Ryder and Lorraine Haskins bring a total of over 40 years in the industry. Their synergy of experience, creativity and personality combined has brought the Ego brand and excellence in client care.

Employer

Ego Hair & Beauty

Address

Lightship Way

Colchester

CO2 8FR

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Training provider

  • To achieve the industry standard qualification of City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 and/or Level 3 you can follow an Apprenticeship scheme.
  • An Apprenticeship is open to anyone aged over 16 years employed for 30 hours or more in a salon environment. Learners aged 16-18 years are guaranteed full funding.
  • When a learner is over the age of 19 there are certain restrictions on prior qualifications and often an employer contribution is required by the government.
  • Delivery methods are flexible including in-salon, weekly/fortnightly or evening classes.
  • If you are not eligible for a government funded Apprenticeship it is still possible to achieve your NVQ Level 2 and/or 3 through private funding.  Please contact us for details.

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

EASI HAIRDRESSING ACADEMY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Easi Hairdressing Academy


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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017