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Hair Professional Level 2 Apprenticeship The Knott

An exciting opportunity to build your hairdressing career with the team from this busy, fashionable and fun loving salon in the heart of Folkestone. The experienced team are totally invested in training and look forward to sharing their skills with you.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Full time position - full details of shifts to be discussed at interview but will include evenings & Saturday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting stylists with their clients
  • Shampooing & Treatment applications
  • Cleaning and laundry
  • Client care and assistance
  • Basic reception duties
  • Learning and observing talented stylists in a real salon environment

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • City & Guilds Hair Professional Level 2 Apprenticeship with The Hair Academy
  • In salon training with highly experience stylists
  • In salon training with trade professionals such as Wella etc.
  • Weekly training day @ The Hair Academy

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified - the moon is your balloon !.

  • You can progress on to your Level 3 and be a Salon Stylist
  • You can specialise in colouring, cutting, wedding hair etc
  • Salon management
  • Training & Assessing
  • Travel
  • Salon ownership

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2/E or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2/E or above) Desired

Things to consider

Whilst hairdressing is a very rewarding and fun career it can also be busy, stressful and physically demanding. You will need a real passion for hairdressing and a commitment to succeed in the industry. There is a lot of theory to be absorbed and homework will be expected.

About the employer

A highly fashionable, busy and friendly salon with experts in all areas of hairdressing & beauty. This is a fun salon where they enjoy working in the fashion industry and love to work with all ages to create a unique creative salon. The salon is based in the heart of Folkestone with great transport links.


The Knott




CT20 2SZ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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