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Hair Professional Apprentice Nicholas Hair and Beauty

Nicholas Hair & Beauty have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice who has personality, is smart, fashion conscious, enthusiastic and with background interests in hair, beauty and the fashion industry. Applicants should confident and be prepared to become an integral part of the salon team, initially as a trainee, supporting role.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working Week: Days: 5 (1 at College) Day Hours: 8 hours (7 on a Saturday - shift times to be decided upon appointment) Weekly Hours: 39

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be expected to have good attendance, smart of appearance, confident verbal communication skills and be proactive in the salon training programme.

There will be a requirement to be involved in the day to day operating of the salon which will include general cleaning and end of day thorough cleaning, laundry, preparation of trollies for technical work, shampooing etc. and training will be given for all duties and responsibilities.

Daily duties may include:

  • To provide excellent client care at all times.
  • To meet and greet clients, offer refreshments, assist them as required.
  • Accompany the client from reception to their treatment room and advise the therapist of their arrival.
  • Ensure the treatment room is welcoming, clean and tidy and prepared to an acceptable standard in line with the company’s guidelines.
  • Ensure the clients comfort and experience of their visit reflects the high standards and expectation of both the client and the company.
  • To undertake all housekeeping duties to ensure the safety, cleanliness and high hygiene standards expected by the company.
  • To manage clients appointments, take payments and handle incoming calls, emails and online bookings swiftly and professionally.
  • To work closely alongside the Therapist team to gain experience and on the job training.

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

Weekly training sessions with daily hands on experience supported by a senior stylist. Written (diary) records of work experienced and carried out checked by a senior team member. External training sessions run by appropriate technical trainer. All training costs are covered by the salon.

In addition to the regular training events within the Salon, you will be required to attend college one day a week for the duration of the apprenticeship @South Devon College, Paignton Campus
English and Maths will also be a required element, in line with the apprenticeship standard.

Upon completion of your apprenticeship, you will receive a Level 2 Hair Professional Diploma.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

4 of our present team started with us as apprentices after leaving school and are now employed as senior stylists or in one case salon Manager/ Director. We strongly believe in training to enable all team members to progress both personally and professionally within the salon. This is reflected in salary with annual reviews for all.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

Due to the location of the Salon, consideration will need to be given to the availability and frequency of transport.

About the employer

Experienced salon owner who believes in investing in staff training and development and in our salon, we aim to provide the highest standard of hairdressing and beauty therapy treatments with warm, friendly, relaxing and professional approach.


Nicholas Hair and Beauty





PL21 0QW

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Training provider



Lucy Wallace

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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