Apprentice Hairdresser Honeycomb Hair

As an Apprentice Hairdresser with HoneyComb in Newport, Shropshire you will work towards a Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing.

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Closing date: 03 Sep 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

    30 hours per week on a rota basis. Will include working weekends.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice Hairdresser you will undergo a range of duties within the salon, learning about this area of work while working towards a qualification in this area.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Gaining and enhancing your knowledge of hairdressing by practising on models provided by yourself.
  • Assist hair stylists in everyday hairdressing tasks.
  • Learning to apply hair colour/perming.
  • General reception duties to include booking appointments and providing customers with refreshments.
  • Ensuring the workplace is kept clean and tidy. 
  • Any other duties deemed reasonable at the time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Smart and presentable appearance

No previous experience is required for this role as full training will be provided.

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Passionate about working in this industry 
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Friendly and approachable

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications are required for this role.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme it is hoped the candidate will be offered full time employment within the salon, we also encourage all apprentices to progress onto the level 3 NVQ where appropriate.

Things to consider

This role will include working weekends as the salon is open on Saturdays.

About the employer

HoneyComb is a prominent Hair and Beauty Salon in the heart of Newport Shropshire offering only the highest professional services with top class products including Joico, AlphaParf, TangleTeezer, Shellac, OPI and Heaven products, in a sumptuous environment making all our clients feel relaxed and at home from the moment they step through the door.


Honeycomb Hair



41 Upper Bar


TF10 7AP

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Training provider

  • Hairdressing Level 2
  • Functional skills: English Level 1- if required
  • Functional skills: Maths Level 1- if required
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

As part of the Hairdressing apprenticeship, the successful applicant will need to attend an induction session plus a literacy/numeracy diagnostic at a County Training centre. In addition learners will attend the County Training Hair Academy once a week for 12 weeks to complete the knowledge aspect of the qualification, followed by a further 12 fortnightly practical sessions.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by County Training


Admissions Team at County Training 0345 6789023

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Closing date: 03 Sep 2017