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Apprentice Hairdresser Hairods Of Skipton

To assist stylists, keep salon tidy and to train in all aspects of hairdressing. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 31 May 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

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    04 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • To assist stylists in the salon by preparing work areas
  • Making drinks
  • Greeting clients
  • Shampooing clients
  • Laundry duties and reception duties
  • Moving onto blow styling
  • Colouring
  • Cutting
  • Perming
  • Barbering when training is completed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To Be open and enthusiastic to learning
  • Previous experience would be an added bonus

Personal qualities

  • To have a passion for hairdressing and a good communicator
  • Be a team player
  • Good time-keeper

Desired qualifications

  • Candidates will ideally have at least 3 GCSEs 9-4 A* - C (or equivalent qualifications). No other specific qualifications are required as full training will be given.
  • If you do not hold a qualification in maths & English at level 2, you will be required to do Functional Skills in these subjects

Future prospects

  • The prospect of a permanent role in the company and/or progression in the industry 

Things to consider

  • This position can be physically demanding at times and you may be on your feet a lot. You must be prepared to work on a Saturday and sometimes on an evening when required as these are busy times for the salon

About the employer

Busy hair salon in Skipton



Hairods Of Skipton



Newmarket Street


BD23 2JB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Craven College


Sarah Haworth 07769 166906

This is a level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship with the Hairdressing pathway and will include a combination of workplace assessment and college attendance.

Hairdressers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create variety of looks, and colour and lighten hair for ladies and men. Hairdressers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair. They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills. 

Core skills and knowledge in this pathway include:

  • Professionalism & values
  • Behaviours & communication
  • Safe working practices
  • Consultation 
  • Shampoo, condition & treat the hair & scalp
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Style & finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
  • Colour & lighten hair using a range of techniques

Delivery Model:

  • On the job training from your employer
  • Workplace assessment/mentoring by College appointed person
  • Some College attendance and other off the job training
  • Level 2 embedded into the standard
  • End point assessment by City & Guilds

If candidates do not have A*-C (4-9) in maths & English at GCSE or suitable equivalent qualification, there will be a requirement to do Functional Skills up to Level 2.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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