Apprentice Hairdresser HAIR LAB (WOKING) LTD

Duties will include general upkeep of the salon, shampooing, assisting stylists, greeting and preparing clients and promoting services and products. Some reception work may also be required. As your skills develop you will be given more responsibility.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2023

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

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Greeting clients & visitors to the salon.
  • Assisting stylists with preparing clients for & during the services being provided.
  • Listening to the needs of clients & informing colleagues of any relevant information.
  • Following all H&S procedures.
  • Wearing the required PPE.
  • Keeping the salon clean & tidy.
  • Promoting the salon's brand principles.
  • Completing all work set by trainers & assessors in the agreed time frame.
  • Putting into practise what you learn.
  • Sourcing suitable models for training & assessment.

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

  • In salon training towards level 2 intermediate hairdressing apprenticeship (level 2 diploma for hair professionals).
  • Functional skills in English and maths (if applicable).
  • Employment rights and responsibilities.
  • Personal learning and thinking skills.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After achieving level 2 and your intermediate apprenticeship you will be encouraged to progress to an advanced apprenticeship and gain your level 3. Most of our stylists and technicians have been apprentices themselves. Since achieving their advanced apprenticeships they have gone on to become senior stylists, trainers, assessors, managers, and have taken part in photo shoots and promotional events.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Manage time efficiently, Remember & follow instructions, Punctual & reliable, Resilience & determination, Well presented, Passionate about hairdressing


GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade 2 - 9 (E - A*)) Desired

Things to consider

Hairdressing is not a job - it is a vocation. You must be prepared to work hard & deliver first class customer service even when you may not be feeling your best. Working in salon is about working as a team, all driven by the same ambition to make every client's visit better than expected, to maintain the loyalty of existing clients & attract new.

About the employer

Hair Lab hairdressing salon in Woking, was founded by husband and wife team Chigz and Hina Hirani. With their passion for hairdressing, they aim to deliver quality everyday wearable styles with a creative touch whilst only stocking the industry's best professional home hair care brands. Staff are trained to an exceptionally high standard by some of the industry’s best. With training in precision cutting and the latest hair colouring techniques, it goes without saying we will create amazing hairstyles and hair colours for you, while also delivering outstanding customer service. As one of the top hairdressers in Woking, we also offer a wide range of hair treatments and we stock only the best professional home hair care products to keep your hair looking its best once you leave our salon.




10 Banstand Mall

Peacocks Shopping Centre


GU21 6GB

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Training provider



Samantha Stirling


Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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