Hairdressing Apprentice Alan Joyce

Great opportunity for the right person to start a career in hairdressing, with an immediate start available. This traditional hairdressing salon are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual that has a passion for hairdressing and working in this industry.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 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

    34 Hours which will include the college day on a Monday. 1 hour for lunch unpaid

    Total hours per week: 34.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will train in all aspects of hairdressing, and they will be working alongside a team of very experienced stylists who have worked in the industry for many years.


The role will include:

  • Shampooing.
  • Client consultation.
  • Colouring.
  • Cutting and Creative Styling.
  • Taking payments and providing excellent customer service.
  • Booking in clients will also be part of the role.
  • General housekeeping.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be motivated, reliable, have good communication.
  • Must be keen to learn and develop new skills.

Personal qualities

  • Trustworthy.
  • Personable.
  • Presentable.
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • Very detailed and precise individual.

Qualifications required

No specific qualifications required.

Future prospects

Potential to progress onto the advanced apprenticeship in hairdressing and also barbering as extra training.

Things to consider

Will spend most of the time standing and working long hours. This role will include the apprentice to work Saturdays.

About the employer

Alan Joyce Hair Design is a well established salon with over 70 years in business. Based in Preston city centre, offering all aspects of hairdressing and barbering including children and men.


Alan Joyce


34 Glovers Court



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Training provider

  • Full training will be provided on an on-going daily basis and when required. You will be working towards the hairdressing Level 2 apprenticeship.
  • An assessor will be allocated to you to progress and support you through your course. You will be expected to attend college one day per week on a Monday 9.30am - 4.30pm.
  • Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Preston's College

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Dec 2017