Salon Apprentice Collum Hair Company

Salon Apprentice role to assist experienced stylists in maintaining a very high standard of customer service and making our client’s look and feel amazing, so they choose our salon above all others and keep coming back.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40 hours per week including one day at college and Saturdays

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    28 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for energetic people to assist our stylists and to learn along the way. For those who are driven and show passion, we offer training by our senior staff in cutting and colour, to enable you to become a qualified stylist.


  • To work Saturdays
  • Motivated and creative
  • Have a helpful and friendly disposition
  • Reliable and hard working
  • Current UK work visa
  • A sensible commute to our locations

The general duties will be:

  • Customer care/greeting customers
  • Helping maintain appointment book
  • Help with customer payments
  • Shampooing
  • General clearing/cleaning duties
  • Assisting stylists in their day-to-day duties
  • Stock control

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To be flexible, proactive, organised and approachable.
  • The ability to use initiative in order to solve problems
  • The ability to work within a team
  • The ability to react calmly when under pressure
  • To be friendly and courteous to customers and fellow staff
  • An unflappable attitude and a good sense of humour
  • Punctuality is essential

Personal qualities

  • Able to deliver outstanding customer service
  • A passion for hairdressing

Qualifications required

  • A good level of education with oral and written skills, which ensure clear and accurate communication.
  • To have a good understanding of the role.

Future prospects

On successful completion the right candidates would be offered a full time position.

Things to consider

From the 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

SW1’s best kept secret. In the heart of the famous, picturesque & tranquil Dolphin Square lies Collum Hair Company. A salon so successful it thrives on word of mouth recommendations which makes up the majority of the loyal client base. A very friendly, personable and privately owned business that has been operating for 25 years with a wonderful, loyal and often famous customer base.


Collum Hair Company


7 the Arcade

Dolphin Square



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Training provider

The  Apprenticeship framework consists of:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Hairdressing
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)


Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Thames College


Pamela Hurley 020 8918 7729

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017