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Hair Professional Apprentice Ellie Thomson & William Lamb

Thomson &L amb Hairdressing are looking for a Hair Professional Apprentice to join their busy team in Olney. Your duties will involve all aspects of training towards gaining the Hair Professional apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 04 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £182.78

    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

    Days and shifts to be arranged upon starting.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001810733

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Shampoo and condition hair
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques
  • Style and finish hair to create variety of looks
  • Colour and lighten hair for ladies
  • Demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role
  • Work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills

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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Behaviours and communication:

Greet clients in a friendly manner, choose the most appropriate way of communicating with clients; be helpful and courteous at all times; adapt behaviours in response to each client; respond promptly to clients seeking assistance; establish client expectations and needs; explain clearly any reasons why the client’s needs or expectations cannot be met; willingly undertake wider salon duties, including reception duties where appropriate.

Safe working practices:

Maintain effective, hygienic and safe working methods; adhere to workplace, suppliers’ or manufacturers’ instructions for the safe use of equipment, materials and products; meet legal and organisational requirements; maintain the client’s modesty, privacy and comfort; minimise risks of cross-infection, injury or fatigue; promote environmental and sustainable working practices; ensure personal hygiene and protection meets industry, organisational and local authority requirements; and correctly use Personal Protective Equipment.

Consultation:

Creatively assess the client’s requirements; examine the hair, skin and scalp; facial characteristics including face shape, skin tone, hair colour, lifestyle and suitability, conduct visual checks and any necessary tests on the hair, skin and scalp; advise clients on services or products; identify the client’s hair characteristics and hair classification; advise clients on hair maintenance and management.

Personal qualities

  • You must demonstrate professionalism and a passion for the industry
  • Have a commitment to quality, a positive attitude and team working
  • Work under pressure
  • Observe time management and self-management
  • Show a willingness to learn
  • Complete services in a commercially viable time and to a high standard
  • Meet organisational and industry standards of appearance
  • Observe professional ethics

Desired qualifications

You must have achieved GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English Language.

Future prospects

Once you have achieved your Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard, there is always the opportunity of progressing onto an Advanced level apprenticeship in Hairdressing or in development the Senior Hair Professional Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This role will involve being active for the majority of your working day.

Due to the nature of the business you will be required to work weekends, you may also be required to work some late evenings within your working week.

The salon opening times are:

  • Mon: Closed
  • Tues: 11am - 8pm
  • Weds: 9am - 6pm
  • Thurs: 11am - 8pm
  • Fri: 9am - 6pm
  • Sat: 8am - 4pm
  • Sun: Closed

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Thomson and Lamb are dedicated to providing an exceptional service and experience to all of our guests. Our aim is to provide the highest level of care to each and every individual without exception. Our top priority is to build a long lasting relationship of trust, honesty and integrity. Our expertise and professionalism allows our guests to be provided with the ultimate hairdressing experience.

Employer

Ellie Thomson & William Lamb

Address

61

High Street

Olney

MK46 4EF

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Training

Training provider

ASTON RECRUITMENT & TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aston Recruitment & Training Ltd

Contact

Liz Haywood 01604 230371 elizabeth.haywood@aston-training.co.uk

Level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing)
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

One day per week at Aston's Academy in central Northampton.

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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