Apprentice Hairdresser Paul Falltricks Hairdressing

We have an immediate vacancy for an exceptional Apprentice Hairdresser, who has a passion for wanting to become a Hairdresser. The apprenticeship training programme will last 18 – 24months and you will progress towards achieving The Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing) Level 2 Apprenticeship standard. You will prepare customers for the stylists to cut, tint hair etc.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2023

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

    Full-Time 40 hours per week over 5 days tbc. Will include a late evening and Saturdays.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Hairdresser you will be required to:

Meet and greet customers.
Shampoo and conditioner customers’ hair.
Maintain a clean salon.
Provide refreshments to the customers.
Reception duties.
Prepare customers for the stylists to cut, tint hair etc.
As you develop skills you may be given the opportunity to style hair, apply tint and colour.
Your training will require you to demonstrate a competence in shampooing and conditioning, cutting hair, tinting hair, styling hair, setting and dressing hair plus reception duties. Your skills and competence will be assessed on paying customers, either in our academy or in the workplace (salon).

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

Apprenticeships combine on-the-job and off-the-job training. This means you'll spend time in a hairdressing salon working and learning the relevant skills to develop your competence in hairdressing. You will gain an understanding of the knowledge and practical skills associated with hairdressing, have an opportunity to work with real clients and real products as well as vital skills such as customer care, teamwork and retail skills including studying to achieve your Functional Skill in English & Maths at Level 1 if required.

Apprenticeships are a work-based qualification that is designed to ensure that at the end of your apprenticeship programme you are job ready. If you are passionate about hairdressing we are waiting to hear from you! You will work towards a Level 2 Apprentice Hairdressing  qualification.

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing/Barbering) 
  • All apprentices will complete the core skills and knowledge (Part 1) and will choose the occupational option route for hairdressing or barbering (Part 2) Part 1 – Mandatory core skills and knowledge for hairdressing and barbering

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After the successful completion of an Apprenticeship Level 2 you will be offered to continue to work towards an Apprenticeship Level 3 qualification. Finally, if successful you will be offered a Graduate Stylist position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6) Desired

Things to consider

Hairdressing is a rewarding, exciting career! You should enjoy working with people and be a team player. At times hairdressing is hard work as salons can be very busy but you will also gain many skills, meet lots of people and make great work friends.

About the employer

Welcoming our first client back in 1980, we now employ over 120 staff over five prestigious salon locations – Bexleyheath, Billericay, Hornchurch, Rayleigh, Shenfield and Wickford. We have gained a reputation for top quality, creative work backed by brilliant customer service and a highly trained team. We take training very seriously and it forms the backbone of everything we do, covering not just hairdressing skills, but customer service and professional recommendations.


Paul Falltricks Hairdressing


242 Hutton Road



CM15 8PA

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Training provider



Julie Gosling

Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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