Hairdressing Apprenticeship Hairways

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Hairdressing Apprentice in Putney. The ideal candidate will be required to assist with salon duties whilst working towards their Hairdressing Level 2 qualification.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 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

    Shifts from Tuesday - Sunday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The ideal candidate will carry out the following duties:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Making refreshments
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Assisting senior stylists
  • Shampooing and conditioning clients hair
  • Reception - making and receiving calls
  • Stock checks
  • Training and assessments in all areas of hair

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Polite
  • Well presented
  • Enthusiastic

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Presentable
  • Good timekeeping
  • Hardworking
  • Honesty
  • Punctuality

Qualifications required

GCSE A*-C in Maths and English or equivalent would be an advantage although these are not essential as full training will be given to the right candidate.

Future prospects

The successful candidate will achieve a Level 2 qualification in hairdressing and the possibility of progressing onto Level 3.

Things to consider

Hairdressing involves long periods of physical activity. From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 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 Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Hairways is based in Putney, London and has been established for more that 40 years. As well as hairdressing they also cover Beauty Therapy.




Lacy Road


SW15 1NH

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Training provider

Full training to be provided.

  • Level 2 Hairdressing qualification
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths if needed
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by UK Training & Development

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017