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Level 3 Hairdressing Apprentice Cuts and Colours

An opportunity has arisen to become part of the team at this prestigious salon based in Coventry. All our staff are highly qualified, specialising in colouring, cutting and styling. They are looking for a level 2 hair qualified stylist to progress to their level 3.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 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

    You will be working 5 days between Monday - Saturday. 9.30am - 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main responsibilities:


  • Carrying out level 2 services to a high standard
  • Customer service - greeting guests and visitors to the salon, as well as handling telephone enquiries
  • Playing a part in preparing the client ready for their service, including: refreshments, magazines, gowns, and general comfort
  • Ensuring the client is happy, comfortable, and informed throughout their visit
  • Listening to the needs of guests, visitors, and colleagues and informing others of any relevant information offering meaningful, relevant conversation
  • Attend designated training times
  • Complete all project work and tests set by assessors and instructors in agreed timeframe
  • Providing suitable training models when requested and having them on call if needed
  • Wearing required personal protective equipment and other Health and Safety procedures
  • Assisting stylists with preparing clients for and during the service being provided, this may include removing colours and blow drying hair under supervision if required
  • Housekeeping, keeping salon tidy
  • Keeping a positive salon atmosphere
  • Attendance at salon activities

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

  • Level 3 Advanced Hairdressing Standard
  • Functional skills in Maths and English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent job opportunity for the right apprentice. To run a column of clients within the salon. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

Applicants must have a realistic idea of what it is like to work as an Apprentice in the Hairdressing industry and must be willing to help out with the less glamorous tasks such as cleaning. There will be some long periods of activity with little time to rest. Applicants also need to ensure that they are willing to work Saturdays before applying for the position as this is a requirement when working in the Hairdressing industry.

About the employer

​​Here​ at Cuts & Colours Coventry, we offer professional and personalised unisex hair services enabling you to stay up to date with the latest trends. We treat hair as the most important accessory of the body and strive to provide you with a cut and colour accentuating your hair. ​Bringing out your personality! ​We offer technical haircuts, hair colouring services, colour corrections, mask treatments, keratin straightening, permanent waves, Brazilian blow-dries, hair up-dos, bleach baths, gents grooming and barbering.


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Training provider



Emma Stead

01788 820132

Apprenticeship standard

Advanced and creative hair professional

Level 3 (A level)

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