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Apprenticeship in Hairdressing Howard Yuill Hairdressing

Howard Yuill Hairdressing is recruiting for a Hairdressing Apprentice to join their successful team based in Altrincham. Apprentices will receive training in all aspects of hairdressing and become a fully qualified stylists in a vibrant, exciting and successful salon.

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Closing date: 30 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

    (Days and times to be confirmed). One 7-hour day in college, with 2 days off (the role includes weekend work).

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The duties and responsibilities within the salon include;

  • Meeting and greeting clients in a friendly and helpful manner
  • Assisting qualified Hairdressers with shampooing, providing treatments, blow-drying etc.
  • After relevant training, some basic cutting and styling will be involved in this role. This will become more complex as your skills develop
  • Working on the reception desk and booking client appointments
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Offering clients refreshments

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

You will train with Michaeljohn Training School is a multi-award-winning training provider, with over 40 years of experience in the hairdressing and barbering industry. Our team of dedicated educators are highly skilled hair professionals who continue to work in some of the industry’s most reputable salons. You will achieve Level 2 Hair Professional and Functional skills in maths and English (If needed).

Our academy, with 4 floors of salons and learning zones is the ideal environment to learn hairdressing and barbering. We only work on live models for training and assessments purposes, giving you real life salon experience which you will attend one day a week on day release from your salon.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This is a perfect opportunity to get into Hairdressing, earning salaries, when qualified, on average of £25,000+ a year
  • Potential of securing a permanent job within the same company on completion of your qualification
  • Opportunities to become your own boss, working mobile, working abroad, working on model runways and cruise ships. The opportunities are endless
  • Progression to a Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional or Level 2 Barbering Standard
  • Progression on to a Teaching Qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities



GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 9-1) Desired

Things to consider

-This role will involve working with chemicals, heated equipment and sharp scissors - We will train you to work safely and practically -If you are short-listed for this role, you will have to attend an interview with the training school before we send you to the salon -May include weekend work depending on your salon and maybe one late night

About the employer

Howard Yuill Hairdressing is a boutique hair salon in the heart of cheshire with a team of passionate hairdressers that can offer both traditional and cutting edge hair design. Our team enjoy all aspects of hairdressing and cater for all hair types.


Howard Yuill Hairdressing


40 Hale Road



WA14 2EX


Recruitment Team

0161 819 2552

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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