Hairdressing Apprenticeship DADA (CARLISLE) LIMITED

Hairdressing Apprenticeship opportunity to train to become a fully qualified stylist.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    35 hours- shifts tbc.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    22 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To work in a hair salon along with a qualified stylist. 

The apprentices duties will include:

  • Shampooing and conditioning hair
  • Perming and neutralising
  • Using basic techniques to change the colour of hair
  • Ensuring that own actions reduce any risk to Health & safety
  • Giving clients a positive image of yourself and the salon

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Time management skills: You must know how to make the most use of your time, and be able to multi-task well.
  • You must also be able to stay on a time schedule in order to meet appointment timetables and to keep from messing up your client’s time schedule.
  • Marketing skills: As with most personal service businesses, you will have to acquire your own clientele, which will involve marketing or promoting your services and yourself in various manners, depending on the type of employment you obtain.
  • Other skills: Although not specifically required, it’s highly recommended that you have at least GCSEs (or equivalent) or Standard Grades (Scotland) in English, Science and Maths.
  • You will need to be able to read instructions, write business proposals and reports, keep written records, and perform various math functions throughout the hair treatment processes. You will also need to understand how the chemicals in the products may react under various conditions.

Personal qualities

  • People/interpersonal skills: You must like meeting new people and enjoy helping others as well as making people feel comfortable and relaxed. Good communication skills are needed (verbal, writing, and listening). You should be reliable, enthusiastic, and good at working independently and with other people.
  • Love of learning: You will have to constantly be learning about new styles and products and how to use new equipment.
  • Creativity: You may need to design new styles, create new techniques, or create a marketing campaign.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Level E or above in Maths & English.

Future prospects

To progress onto a Level 3 qualification.

About the employer

A stylish hairdressing salon in a city centre location in Carlisle.




Cecil Street



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Training provider

An 18 – 25 month programme which includes day release in our training centre and structured on-the-job training provided by the employer where you will gain;

  • Level 2 Diploma (QCF NVQ) in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • ERR Workbook
  • PLTS
  • Be Safe

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by RWP Training Ltd


Katie Lawson

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Oct 2017