L2 Hairdressing Apprenticeship Scizzorhands & Co

Scizzorhands is a well-established salon based in Blackburn. The team are looking to recruit a L2 Hairdressing Apprentice to join their team. You will meet and greet clients, assist the stylist, provide Reception cover and carry out cleaning duties on a rota.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £282.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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

    30 - 40 hours per week, including evening and weekends

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Scizzorhands is a well-established salon based in Blackburn.
  • The team have a high standard of professionalism and customer service and are looking to recruit a hairdressing apprentice to join their team.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to display a high of professionalism and work well under pressure.
  • You must possess excellent communication skills as dealing with the public is paramount.

The suitable candidate must show passion for the industry, general duties will include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Assisting Stylist
  • Reception
  • Cleaning rota duties
  • Training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The employer would prefer some basic skills in shampooing and blow-drying however self-motivation and a willingness to learn are essential.

Personal qualities

  • Professionalism
  • Interest
  • Cleanliness
  • Time keeping
  • Punctuality

Qualifications required

  • GCSE’s or equivilent in Maths and English A* – C preferred.
  • Functional skills can be gained in college if these cannot be produced.

Future prospects

Possible progression to Level 3. Employed / Self-employed within the salon.

Things to consider

Evening and weekend work is required

About the employer

Scizzorhands & Co is a well established salon based on Church Street in Blackburn and is well known for its friendly and relaxed atmosphere, personal attention to detail and a reputation for excellent cutting.


Scizzorhands & Co


44 Church Street



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Training provider

  • All aspects of N.V.Q level 2 Hairdressing will be trained both at college (one day per week) and in salon.
  • Functional Skills can be provided if required.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College


Work based learning team 01254 292593 WBL-HAB@blackburn.ac.uk

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017