Hairdressing Apprentice MARSDEN & WILLIAMS LIMITED

A vibrant hairdressing salon in Exeter are looking for an individual to start as a Sunday team member, with the potential to become a hairdressing apprentice in June.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    Monday - Saturday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001178630

  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate needs to be motivated and enthusiastic in order to assist stylists in delivering constantly high levels of service, and to ensure that company policies and procedures are carried out. As part of your duties you will participate in training sessions and work towards timely completion of your level 2 qualification in hairdressing. The candidate will be managed by the Salon Manager, but will also work very closely with other stylists.

You will be assisting stylists in ensuring that all clients are given the highest levels of customer service with special attention to comfort and friendliness. You will also generate and promote a professional working atmosphere and assist stylists by informing clients of all services available, including products, tools and equipment available for retail purchase. You will also make sure that work stations are kept clean and tidy at all times. You will carry out a wide range of duties such as, colouring, cutting and shampooing.

By assisting the salon manger and the stylists, you will gain the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to help you to progress in this exciting career opportunity. You will be supervised by a fully qualified member of staff throughout your training, and you must follow health and safety procedures in the workplace at all times.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will require good organisational and leadership skills, and be confident in order to fulfil this role. Ability to work under pressure, as well as good problem solving skills, and flexibility would help you in this role. You must be able to work well within a team and on your own. You will also need to be reliable and have good time keeping and attendance.

Experience of IT would be an advantage for this role.

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will need to be familiar with current trends within the hairdressing and fashion industry. You will need to be highly motivated and enthusiastic about hairdressing with a friendly personality, to interact efficiently with customers and colleagues.

You must be motivated and passionate to undertake this exciting opportunity, and progress in your chosen career.

Qualifications required

Qualifications required for this role include A-E in English and Maths or the equivalent, for example functional skills.

Future prospects

Through having completed the level 2 qualification in hairdressing, you will then have the opportunity to progress onto the advanced level 3 apprenticeship. With the experience and the skills you have gained, you can use these to maximise the opportunities to further your career at the end of the apprenticeship programme.

About the employer

Amanda Marsden’s philosophy is that, ‘We believe our actions, products and services should always embody excellence.

Amanda Marsden lifestyle Salon & Spa is very focused on staff development and training and welcomes new employees to join their busy young vibrant team. Their aim is to make there staff feel transformed working in a unique and special salon environment located in the bohemian, market town of Totnes which is a thriving centre for music, art, theatre and natural health.

All of their carefully chosen stylists and therapists work to an exceptionally high standard, each one possessing individual creativity and flair with the passion and dedication not only to make their clients look beautiful but feel beautiful. For over 18 years the Amanda Marsden Lifestyle Salon & Spa has been developing creative talent though their Apprenticeship scheme.

Employer

MARSDEN & WILLIAMS LIMITED

Address

75 Queen Street

Exeter

EX4 3RX

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Training provider

The Apprenticeship in Hairdressing includes:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Certified Health and Safety Course
  • Internet Safety / Safeguarding

 

All aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site and you will have regular visits every 2 to 4 weeks from your designated assessor from Skills Group, who will monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship.

As an additional qualification, Skills Group will help you achieve your Emergency First Aid and Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

Apprenticeship framework

Hairdressing

Training provider

Skills Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd


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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017