Level 2 Hairdressing Apprenticeship Hairdresser

An exciting opportunity has arisen at “Hairdresser” in Shaftesbury Dorset, we are a modern salon that offers up to date training for our apprentices. If you are passionate about becoming a Hair Stylist and would like to work within our dedicated team then please apply. Our Aim is to provide excellent customer experience.

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Closing date: 29 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

    The salon is open Tuesday to Saturday 9:30am to 5:30pm , with the exception of Saturday 9:00am to 4:30pm Monday will be your college day, 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As part of your Hairdressing Apprenticeship you will be supporting the hair team in the essential day-to-day running of the salon.

Looking after our clients for their treatment/services, shampooing client’s hair, assisting senior stylist in their day-to-day duties, by helping to prepare equipment and tools.

You will cover the reception area whilst giving excellent client care; also you will cover the general cleaning and maintaining of the salon. Making teas and coffees.

This opportunity will help you train alongside our team of stylists, allowing you to gain workplace skills and giving you the opportunity to gain your qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communication Skills, creative flair and ability.

Personal qualities

Well presented, team player, good sense of humour, flexible attitude.

Qualifications required

A-D grades GCSE’s or equivalent

Future prospects

There is the possibility of progressing onto the level 3 Hairdressing Apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Wage for apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. Individuals who already have a Level 4 qualification are now eligible for a Level 5 or above Higher Apprenticeship only. They are not eligible for funding for an Intermediate Level, Advanced Level or Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship.

About the employer

Hairdresser Shaftesbury is a independent hairdressing salon based in Shaftesbury, Dorset. Our team of highly experienced stylists is lead by proprietor Simon Ashwell. We are a friendly team of stylists that will cater to any of your hair needs. Our Salon is beautifully converted and recently extended 19th century cottage. With all its charm and original features it provides the perfect sanctuary.




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Training provider

  • Technical Certificate – designed to improve your knowledge and understanding of specific topics related to your trade.
  • Level 2 National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) – achieved through the tasks you do at work, NVQs are proof of your ability and practical skills.
  • Functional Skills – general skills that are used in every job, such as Communication and Application of Number.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities – a workbook for you to do to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as an employee, and your employer’s responsibilities towards you.
  • Personal, learning and thinking skills (PLTS) provide a framework for describing the qualities and skills needed for success in learning and life.  The PLTS framework has been developed and refined over a number of years in consultation with employers, parents, schools, students and the wider public.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Yeovil College


Caroline Helyar 01935 845399 caroline.helyar@yeovil.ac.uk

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017