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Barbering Apprentice Level 2 Rumours Hair

Rumours Hair & Beauty are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team as an Apprentice Barber. You will work towards a Level 2 Barbering standard and learning whilst working in the salon.

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Closing date: 03 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. Hours to be discussed at interview stage with the salon.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Answering the telephone
  • Handling cash
  • Safe hygiene practices
  • Shampooing hair
  • Providing refreshments

Over time you will build up to do:

  • Scissor work 
  • Clipper work 
  • Skin fades 
  • Understanding creative cutting 
  • How to use the cut throat razor/wet shaves 
  • Understanding the use of products 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Customer service skills
  • Timekeeping skills
  • Cash handling skills
  • Good telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Professional
  • Desire to work in the hair industry

Desired qualifications

  • Fluent in speaking English
  • Able to read and write in English
  • Maths & English GCSE or equivalent D/3 qualification would be an advantage, but not essential, as training will be given

Future prospects

There will be a full-time job for the right applicant.

Things to consider

Applicants must have a realistic idea of what it is like to work as an apprentice in the barbering industry and must be willing to help out with the less glamorous tasks such as cleaning! Please be aware that when working as a barbering apprentice, part of your daily jobs will be to clean and tidy the salon.

There will be some long periods of being active.

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 barbering industry.

About the employer

Excellence . Experience . Quality

Welcome to Rumours!

Our lovely salon, just on the outskirts of Kenilworth town centre, is where you will find us. We are a team of hairdressers and beauticians who truly love our work and are dedicated to our guests, here are the three things that are most important to us:


Our primary mission is to provide the highest level of customer service to each guest, thereby establishing a long lasting relationship of trust and commitment. We are constantly striving to be the best we can be.


Experts in every aspect of our work, we are constantly evolving our hair & beauty ideas with inspirational training and listening to our guests,  Our expertise and professionalism allows us to provide guests with the utmost hair or beauty experience!


Throughout the salon itself to the products we use, quality is key.  From massage chairs through to the heated beauty bed we intend to make our guests feel relaxed, those that feel inclined can even chill with a glass of wine at the end of the day!

Quality is also in the products that we use from hair ambassadors such as Aveda, Paul Mitchell, Matrix, Moroccanoil & ghd to the greatest (in our opinion!) skin care brand dermalogica & not forgetting O.P.I. for those fabulous nails! 

We even have an online shop to ensure that you never run out of your favourite products in-between visits.

A journey to the hair & beauty salon should be as special and unique as you are, so come and see us, let us pamper you and leave looking forward to your next visit!


Rumours Hair


4 Oaks Precinct

Caesar Road



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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 Professional - Barbering route
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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