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Hairdresser Apprentice Salon on the Square

We believe amazing salon experiences can only come from a talented team. We value creativity & uniqueness and aim to grow with you to achieve both your career aspirations and your personal goals. We are very passionate about development and believe in giving opportunities to help you work at the best of your ability.

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The Wage for apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

  • Working week

    5 days per week inclusive of 1 day a week at college . Monday-Friday 8:45-5:30pm Wednesday 8:45- 6:15pm Saturday 8:45-4pm 1 weekday off TBC

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting with the running of our luxury Aveda hair and beauty salon
  • Helping to keep the salon clean and tidy
  • Shampooing hair and washing off colours
  • Offering complimentary head and shoulder or hand massages (training will be given)
  • Helping with reception duty include answering the phone, taking bookings on our computer system, taking payments
  • Weekly training sessions with live models
  • Gaining salon experience

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

The apprenticeship training is delivered through a combination of workplace learning and regular college attendance. This training will teach you the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Hair Professional Level 2 standard. On completion the apprentice will receive Hair Professional Level 2 qualification. Functional Skills in Maths and English may also be required depending on current level.   

  • Here, at our AVEDA salon, we understand the importance of in-salon training alongside college courses in order to gain as much hairdressing experience as possible.
  • In house Aveda training will be given weekly on model or block heads.
  • We also offer regular London training when the qualification is finished.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Employed Hair stylist in a busy Aveda salon with London Training courses

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. You will be required to have a telephone interview with Yeovil College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Located in the stunning Dorset countryside in the small town of Beaminster Salon on the Square is a luxury AVEDA hair and beauty salon. We are located between the famous market town of Bridport, close to the home of Broadchuch, West Bay and Yeovil. Here at the Salon on the Square our team of experienced hair stylists and beauty therapists offer the very best in hairdressing and top to toe beauty treatments. Our beautiful salon offers a warm and welcoming surrounding for treatments ensuring you really do have a luxury experience when visiting us. Our skilled team of London trained consultants only use AVEDA’s naturally sourced highly aromatic plant based products, this ensures you leave us feeling completely refreshed and rejuvenated. We pride ourselves on always offering a warm welcome and the best best selection of hair and beauty treatments.


Salon on the Square





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Training provider



Wendy Jenkins


Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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