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Hair Professional (Hairdressing) Apprentice Angela's Cutting Crew

Only passionate potential hairdressers should apply for this apprenticeship! This is your chance to train with a Wella Professional Salon and gain the skills to become an outstanding Hair Professional Apprentice. Learn on the job and get paid! If you have an eye for perfection and excel in customer service skills. Earn while you learn & apply today

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Closing date: 11 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

    Monday - Saturday (exact hours to be confirmed upon appointment) The Salon opens at 9 am each day. You will complete at least 30 hours per week including your training day.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, possess a strong work ethic and have a genuine desire to pursue a career within the hairdressing industry.

The role will include:

  • Observing and learning to cut, style and blow-drying correctly using different techniques
  • Maintaining salon cleanliness and presentation
  • Providing reception duties including greeting clients, answering the telephone, and making appointments
  • Shampooing
  • Learning correct colour removal techniques
  • Providing excellent customer service through good communication with both clients and colleagues
  • Working effectively within a team by supporting stylists in the day-to-day business activities

This is a great opportunity to start your career with a high-quality local salon. There is the opportunity to undertake a work trial with the salon before starting the apprenticeship.

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

Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals

You will attend the Avant Skills Academy Training Salon one day a week for 3 out of 4 weeks. You will undertake on and ‘off the job’ training, with one-to-one tutor/assessor support in working towards achieving a Level 2 Hair Professional Standard, along with Functional skills in English and Maths (if needed).

Upon completion of this apprenticeship, you will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create a variety of looks and colours and lighten hair for ladies and men.  You will be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with your role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.

You will undertake an End-point assessment of the mandatory skills, knowledge and behaviours specified in the standards via:

  • A practical assessment
  • Oral questioning

The practical assessment and oral questioning will assess the learner's professionalism, values, behaviours, communication, safe working practices and consultation skills.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With experience, you could become a senior stylist or salon manager. With further qualifications, you could also move into training or assessing student hairdressers.

You could become self-employed or open your own salon.

You may be able to use your skills as a hair professional in the theatre, film or television industry or even travel the world as a stylist on cruise ships.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Creative, Professional, Willing to learn, Solid work ethic, Passionate about hairdressing, Polite, Punctual and reliable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-E/9-2) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-E/9-2) Desired

About the employer

Angela's Cutting Crew, based in New Waltham, welcomes you for a unique and unforgettable salon experience. We offer solutions and the latest trends in haircuts, colour, hair care and styling for a total look.


Angela's Cutting Crew





DN36 4QL

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Training provider



Paul Robinson & Lucy Campbell

01472 426 624

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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