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Assisting our stylists shampooing, conditioning, making drinks for the clients and helping with general day to day duties. Gaining the knowledge throughout your course you will be able to practice your hairdressing skills within the salon.

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Closing date: 22 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

    Tuesday-Saturday/ 9 am to 5 pm. (Exact working hour pattern to be confirmed). Flexible if required.

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Demonstrates professionalism by maintaining confidentiality and discretion
  • Researches fashion forward trends, using the results to create, plan and promote a collection of hairstyle looks that reflects their own individuality
  • Analyses the factors that influence the design and creation of the collection of hairstyle looks, including the target audience
    designs a range of looks to create a fashion forward collection of hairstyle looks
  • Maintains effective and safe methods of working
  • Carries out precision and personalised cutting tailored to individual client characteristics
  • Formulates imaginative creative advanced colour conversion services to change the depth and tone of the hair
    uses a range of creative finishing and dressing techniques, advanced creative colouring techniques to enhance the collection of hairstyle looks
  • Presents, showcases and promotes their skills though their collection of hairstyle looks via a variety of media types and platforms
  • Provides a smoothing strengthening service to clients
    carries out in-depth consultation and complex analysis of the hair
    uses and applies the products, tools and equipment, in accordance with legal requirements, manufacturers' instructions and salon policy
  • Evaluates the results of the service to improve further practice

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

The candidate will follow a Level 2 Apprenticeship programme and study towards a full Level 2 Standard in Hairdressing. This training will be structured and delivered by Cheshire College – South & West. If the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A-C (9-4) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a Level 1 Functional Skill in the relevant subjects.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following successful Apprenticeship completion, future progression with salon.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Presentable, Motivated, Passion to learn, Interest in latest hair trends


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

About the employer

A hairdressing salon in Ellesmere Port






CH65 9AP

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Training provider



Claire Garner

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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