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Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice Luke Williams

Want to become a top stylist? An opportunity has arisen to become part of the team at this prestigious stylish salon based in Thrapston, Kettering. The salon is looking for an Apprentice Hairdresser to join the team and be part of an ongoing learning experience.

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Closing date: 18 Oct 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

    This is full-time working min of 30 hours. Typically will involve a Saturday and 2 late nights. Hours and days to be discussed at interview with the employer.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A prestigious Salon in Thrapston, Luke Williams Luxury Hair Design is looking for somebody who is enthusiastic and passionate about starting a career in hairdressing to join their friendly and experienced team.

This will be a full-time position working a minimum of 30 hours per week and hours of work will be discussed at interview stage. Hours are likely to involve working at least one late evening and Saturdays are essential.

Typical daily tasks of an apprentice will include:

  • Cleaning and tidying salon, ensuring it is within Covid 19 guidlines
  • Greeting clients and do all the necessary Covid 19 checks on arrival to salon
  • Shampooing client’s hair
  • Advising clients on shampoos
  • Conditioners and treatments (training will be given)
  • Assisting and observing stylists

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 work, you will receive training from the salon's stylists and you will be visited once a month for assessments by a Heart of England Training assessor to work towards Hairdressing Standard and also to attend zoom seesions in the month for theory.

Apprentices will also be required to bring in their own models and log all their off the job training hours.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident
  • Good communication skills
  • Speaks fluent English

Personal qualities

  • Good with time keeping
  • Presentable
  • Cutomser focused
  • Creative
  • Inquistative
  • Friendly and personable
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

Maths and English GCSEs or equivalent would be an advantage but not an necessity.

Future prospects

After completeing level 2 hair you will have the opportunity to go onto level 2 customer service, this will build on your confidence and allow to have that rapport with your clients so you can build on your coloumn.  Afterwards there will also be the opportunity progress to do level 3 hair standard and ultimately become a successful stylist in the salon.

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 with little time to rest.

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

Luke Williams Luxury Hair Design is located in the heart of the small market town, Thrapston, Northamptonshire.

They pride themselves on offering a friendly, relaxed and luxurious experience, as well as up to date hair care with indulgent organic products.

This is a team of professional, creative and here to suit all of your needs.


Luke Williams



High Street


NN14 4JH

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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 Hair Professional Standard
  • Maths and English functional skills up to level 2 if required

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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