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Level 2 Beauty Therapy Apprentice The Skincare Clinic at OICB

An apprentice will cover reception duties and make appointments, prepare rooms for senior therapists whilst keeping the salon clean and tidy. The apprentice will meet and greet clients and complete client record cards. College will be attended weekly.

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Closing date: 29 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

    Monday College 9.30-4.30 (30 min break) Thursday 11-8 (60 min break) Friday 9-5.30 (30 min break) Saturday 9-5 (30 min break)

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties include:


Greeting and welcoming customers. 
Follow Health and Safety guidelines for a safe working environment.
Make recommendations to clients on the best treatment programmes and skincare products for home use.
Assist with all sales and marketing activities such as promotions, special offers and open evenings within the clinic that may be outside your normal working routine/schedule.
Cover for other staff on lunch breaks, holidays, sickness, etc.
You will be expected to carry out other duties that are within your capabilities.
Assist on reception and ensure the secure daily handling of monies and cash transferrals, schedule appointments, ensure clients records are updated, change window display, rotate stock and replace with new items, keep reception clean and tidy.
Assist with getting repeat appointments and new clients for students and therapists.
Practise treatments on staff members until competent and then on clients when competent.

Be available for training purposes, promotions and staff meetings when required.
Attend college for further training as required and make a continued effort to upgrade your skills to the best of your ability.
To continually update your knowledge on the treatments and products
Assist with the hygiene in the kitchen, bathrooms and laundry rooms to ensure they are always cleaned, disinfected, and presentable.
Cleaning sinks, trolleys and wax pots

Emptying and cleaning foot bowls

Making up couches for treatments

Preparing for treatments

Emptying bins

Re-stocking products

Cleaning nail varnishes

Cleaning client bathroom and replenishing clean hand towels

Maintain health and safety at work at all times.
Assist employees with all duties.
Communicate with beauty therapists and help with their duties.
Work as a team player and sometimes take on other responsibilities to assist fellow members of staff

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

Level 2 training in line with Apprenticeship standards, training will include carrying out beauty therapy treatments in line with legal, industry and organisation requirement, maintaining honest, integrity and confidentiality, training in carrying out, maintain and storing detailed and confidential beauty treatment consultations with clients, choosing the most appropriate treatments and products, training in implementing and practicing safe ways of working for themselves and others in accordance with legal, Beauty therapy and organisational requirements.  Training in waxing services, hand and nail treatments, foot treatment, facial skin care treatments, eyelash and eyebrow treatments, make-up application, basic massage treatments.  Training in facilitating the client journey, making appointments, completing the services and handling payments, provide advice and after care.  Reception and retail skills.  Professionalism and maintaining standards of appearance and the salon.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To go on to Level 3 training or employment as Level 2 therapist

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, Passionate about beauty


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Desired

About the employer

The Skincare Clinic offers a wide range of highly professional beauty therapy treatments for both luxury and necessity. Our beauty salon is conveniently situated in a quiet and tranquil location just off the High Street in Witney. Our team of highly qualified, professional beauty therapists provide the best beauty treatments and beauty products.


The Skincare Clinic at OICB





OX28 6FE


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Beauty therapist

Level 2 (GCSE)

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