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Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice Laura Anderson

As a Level 2 Hairdressing Apprentice, you will learn all aspects of hairdressing from shampooing client’s 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


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    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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  • 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 TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    10 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have space for a Hairdressing Apprentice to join our team.

Duties include:

  • You will learn all aspects of hairdressing from basic cuts, shampooing client’s hair, reception duties, cleaning, mixing colours and 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

  • Time management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and open nature
  • Keen to learn
  • Passion for hairdressing
  • To be able to work on your own initiative
  • You must always look smart when coming to work and well presented

Desired qualifications

English and math grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) 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.

About the employer

SOLO is a brand new name in the broadway in Haywards Heath but has been a well established salon for many years.

​It started back in 1987 under the name Crowns, then Look-Fantastic and more recently HQ Hair. Whilst the name is new, the rest remains the same. 

The team at Solo have vast amounts of experience, knowledge and qualifications in all aspects of the hairdressing industry. We would love to see clients old and new join in our new adventure as team Solo


Laura Anderson


Chelsea Arcade, The Broadway

Haywards Heath

RH16 3AP

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Training provider


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


Katie 01273 778631

  • Level 2 Hairdressing

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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