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Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice The Little Retreat

A salon in Rugby, The Little Retreat salon is looking for somebody who is enthusiastic and passionate about starting a career in hairdressing to join their friendly and experienced team.

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Closing date: 11 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 to Saturday. Days and hours to be discussed at interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties may include:

  • Cleaning and tidying salon
  • Greeting clients
  • Making drinks
  • Shampooing clients hair
  • Advising clients on shampoos
  • Conditioners and treatments (training will be given)
  • Assisting and observing stylists and when a certain level of skill and understanding has been gained the tasks will gradually increase to things like applying colours
  • Blow drying, styling etc.
  • As part of your working you will receive training from the salon's stylists and Heart of England Training to work towards your qualification in hairdressing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in speaking English
  • Able to read and write in English

Personal qualities

  • You should be smart
  • Confident
  • Presentable
  • Good attitude to work
  • Good time keeping
  • Must be friendly and polite

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent at grades 4/C or above in English and maths qualification would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given.

Future prospects

On successful completion of NVQ level 2 Hair Professional, there may be the opportunity to progress onto NVQ level 3 hairdressing and good training program for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Applicants must have a realistic idea of what it is like to work as an Apprentice in the hairdressing industry and must be willing to help out with the less glamorous tasks such as cleaning.

Please be aware that when working as a hairdressing Apprentice part of your daily jobs will be to clean and tidy the salon.

There will be some long periods of activity.

Applicants also need to ensure that they are willing to work Saturdays and at least one late evening before applying for the position as this is a requirement when working in the hairdressing industry.

About the employer

The Little Retreat is a modern hair and beauty salon specialising in high quality hair and beauty treatments to make you look and feel amazing.

Whether you are looking for a new hairstyle or want to pamper yourself with a pedicure, The Little Retreat has everything you need to look beautiful. Choose from our wide range of services:

Just some of the hair and beauty treatments we offer include:

  • Hair Cuts
  • Hair Colour
  • Facials
  • Waxing
  • HD Brows
  • Eye Treatments
  • Nail Treatments
  • Holistic Treatments
  • OAP Discount 10% off on Tuesdays 9.30am-6pm, excluding colours and other offers
Bridal hair and beauty treatments in Rugby and surrounding areas.

The Little Retreat offers a full range of wedding hair, make-up and beauty services, so you look perfect on your big day.

We can also take care of hair and make-up for all of your bridesmaids and any guests.


The Little Retreat



Windsor Court


CV21 3BH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd


Emma Stead 01788 820132

Level 2 Hairdressing Standard

Functional skills in maths and English if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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