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Apprentice Hairdresser MARC DANIEL (CAMBERLEY) 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 Jan 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 to Saturday, shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Customer Service

  • Greeting clients and visitors to the salon, as well as handling enquiries by telephone.
  • Playing a key part in preparing clients for services, including: refreshments, magazines, gowning and general comfort.
  • Ensuring every client is happy, comfortable and informed throughout their visit.
  • Listening to the needs of clients and informing colleagues of any relevant information.
  • Engaging in meaningful and relevant conversation with clients.

Salon Operations

  • Keeping up to date with fashions and trends in the hairdressing industry.
  • Following all health and safety procedures.
  • Wearing the required personal protective equipment.
  • Assisting stylists with preparing clients for and during the service being provided; this may include removing colours and blow drying under supervision.
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy.
  • Promoting the salon’s brand principles.


  • Striving to meet training plan targets.
  • Completing all work set by trainers and assessors in the agreed timeframe.
  • Putting into practice what you learn.
  • Sourcing suitable models for training and assessment.

Other Duties

  • Contributing to the promotion of a pleasant and positive salon atmosphere.
  • Supporting new colleagues.

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 the hair professional apprenticeship, you will be encouraged to progress to a higher level apprenticeship.

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, 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 need to be prepared to work hard and deliver first class customer service even when you may not be feeling at your best. You will be on your feet all day and dealing with clients from all walks of life; you can’t be expected to like every client but you will need to make every single one feel they are special. You will need to be flexible because when the salon gets busy everyone needs to help out so that the salon runs smoothly and that could mean bringing forward or pushing back your break. Earnings are not brilliant at the start although tips from satisfied clients will help. Once you start building your own clientele you will earn commission on what you contribute to the salon’s takings. The busiest stylists, earn the most. Working in a 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 and to attract new clients.

About the employer

Marc Daniel has been established over 35 years and has won many awards in that time for our high level of customer service and quality of hairdressing. We have a very established client base who only want the best from their salon visit, and always enjoy our extremely high level of customer service we pride ourselves on.




177A London Road



GU15 3JS

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Training provider



Samantha Stirling


Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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