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Apprentice Hairdressing Technician Mac Hair Studio

We have an apprentice opportunity at our salon based in Willingham This position will suit either a new apprentice looking to start their career, or ideally for a candidate looking to complete their Level 2 Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 28 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

    40hrs per week to be confirmed between opening hours of Monday - Closed. Tuesday - 9:00am till 4:00pm. Wednesday - 9:00am till 4:00pm. Thursday - 9:00am till 3.30pm. Friday - 9:00am till 7:00pm. Saturday - 8:00am till 1:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Salon responsibilities will include:

Greeting clients as the arrive
Dealing with payments and appointment bookings
Shampooing, draping and brushing out a client's hair before the cut or style
Preparing colour treatments
Supplying refreshments to clients
Maintaining the presentation of the salon at all times 
Cutting clients hair with close mentoring support and training provided

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

You will be undertaking a Level 2 Apprenticeship to become a Hair Professional. Opportunities to progress on to Level 3 for the right candidate.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This Apprenticeship (at Level 2) could lead to a  Hairdressing Technician role

Opportunities to progress on to Level 3 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Creative, Patience, Trustworthy, Passionate


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 3 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 3 or above) Essential

Things to consider

The hairdressing profession is a creative and rewarding industry and the employer will provide close mentoring support to progress to become qualified. The very nature of the job role as a hairdresser means standing at long periods and good body posture is important. The apprentice will be offered a uniform.

About the employer

Mac Hair Studio is a very busy, popular, friendly village salon based in Willingham, Cambridge. We offer all aspects of hairdressing and specialise in wedding hair. If you would like to help our clients look fabulous on any day, and especially on The Big Day, we would like to hear from you.


Mac Hair Studio





CB24 5HT

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Training provider




01223 418778

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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