Level 3 Hairdressing Apprentice Headquarters

This vacancy is for a Level 3 Hairdressing Apprentice to work alongside the team cutting hair, blow drying, and colouring hair.

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Closing date: 10 Nov 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

    40 hours per week including at least one late night per week and Saturday/Sunday work

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This company dedicates themselves to ensuring that the client experience is relaxing and therapeutic. They are looking for a new member to join their fun but professional team. 

A professional approach to this industry is paramount as interaction with the general public is ongoing. The suitable candidate must show passion for the industry.

Duties will include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Styling
  • Cutting hair
  • Colouring hair
  • Reception duties
  • Cleaning rota duties
  • Training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Cutting skills
  • Blow-drying and colouring skills
  • Self-motivation and a willingness to learn are essential

Personal qualities

  • Professionalism
  • Interest
  • Cleanliness
  • Timekeeping
  • Punctuality

Qualifications required

Level 2 Hairdressing qualification.

GCSEs (or equivalent) in Maths and English A*– C preferred, however functional skills can be gained in college if these cannot be produced.

Future prospects

Possible progression to: Employment Self-employment within the salon

Things to consider

There may be at least one late night per week and Saturday/Sunday work.

About the employer

Popular hairdressing salon in the suburbs of a market town.




213 Shear Brow



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Training provider

All aspects of NVQ Level 3 Hairdressing will be trained both at college (one day per week) and in salon.

Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English 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: 10 Nov 2017