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Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice Anne Lazarus

As a Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice, you will learn all aspects of hairdressing from shampooing clients hair, reception duties, cleaning, mixing colours and greeting clients whilst working towards a city and guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing. You will work full time hours and attend Rewards Hair academy in Brighton one day a week.

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Closing date: 09 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

    You will be working in the salon 4 days, including some weekends and will attend the training centre one day a week. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have space for an Apprentice Hairdresser to join our team.

Duties will include:

  • Basic cuts
  • Shampooing client’s hair
  • Reception duties
  • Cleaning
  • Mixing colours
  • Greeting clients

Learning hairdressing as an apprentice will also give you valuable knowledge of how a salon runs day-to-day. You will work full time hours including weekends for 4 days.

You will be required to attend Rewards Hair Academy in Brighton one day a week to complete your qualification in hairdressing - this will involve a mix of theory and practical lessons and some focused workshops.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good timekeeping
  • To be able to work on your own initiative
  • You must always look smart when coming to work and well presented

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and open nature
  • Keen to learn
  • Passion for hairdressing

Desired qualifications

GCSE (or equivalent) English and maths grade 4/C or above is preferred but we can deliver Functional Skills as part of your course so these are not necessary.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of this Level 2 course you can go on to train for your Level 3 NVQ. You will eventually be able to run your own column in the salon and become a hairdresser that specialises in perms.

Things to consider

This is a physically demanding role and you will be physically active all day.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Lazarus is now open Upstairs at the Open Market Creative Studios. Providing high end cutting, colouring and styling services in a friendly atmosphere with a focus on sustainability and environmental impact. Get in touch to book an appointment.


Anne Lazarus



Marshalls Row



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Rewards Training Recruitment Consultancy


Katie 01273 778631

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional skills in English & maths (if applicable)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Training will take place in our Brighton training centre one day a week. There will be a mix of theory and practical lessons and you will be assessed in the training centre or in your salon.

As a level two you will be learning the basics of hairdressing and of working within a salon.

The units you cover may include:

  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Relax hair
  • Perm and neutralise hair
  • Plait and twist hair
  • Temporarily attach hair to enhance a style
  • Remove hair extensions
  • Fulfil salon reception duties
  • Cut men's hair using basic techniques

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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