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Hairdressing Apprentice The Whitworth Street Creative Studio

The Whitworth Creative Studio is recruiting a Hairdressing Apprentice to join their successful team based in Central Manchester. Apprentices will receive training in all aspects of hairdressing and become a fully qualified stylist in a vibrant and successful salon.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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

    Tuesday to Saturday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000085265

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp.
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks.
  • Greeting clients.
  • Assisting stylists on the salon floor.
  • Making refreshments.
  • Off the job training from the salon.
  • Keeping the store presentable and tidy. 
  • Rinsing colour and applying treatments.
  • Booking appointments.
  • Client consultation.
  • Building a client base.

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

Qualification to be achieved:

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing/Barbering).
  • Functional Skills in English to level 1/Level 2 where appropriate and applicable.
  • Functional Skills in mathematics to level 1/Level 2 where appropriate and applicable.

Curriculum Delivery:

  • Delivered in our state-of-the-art academy based in Manchester city centre one day per week, alongside in-salon training supported by a dedicated trainer/workplace mentor.

Training on:

  • Consultation.
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp.
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks.
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks.
  • Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques.
  • With optional units in hair extensions, hair relaxing and perming hair.  

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression onto further apprenticeship study - Advanced and Creative Hair Professional (Level 3).  
  • Develop a column of clients in a professional hair salon, increasing earnings potential. 
  • Promotion to Senior Stylist/Director Stylist level. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and mathematics (Grade Pass A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

You're passionate about hairdressing. You're able to commute to your location of work. 2-year qualification. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

"We’re The Whitworth Street Creative Studio. We exist to give you freedom to create on your own watch, to challenge the traditional salon status quo and to empower the individual. We offer creative and financial freedom in a space you would be proud to call your own. We believe we allow the opportunity to realise the potential of their individual ideas and skillsets without the concessions of the traditional salon structures. We allow members to pursue specific aspects of their chosen field in a flexible, affordable & convenient collaborative space, where likeminded individuals from the industry can create, network and inspire."

Employer

The Whitworth Street Creative Studio

Address

36 - 38 Whitworth St

Manchester

M1 5ND

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Training

Training provider

EVOLVE ACADEMY LTD

Contact

Craig Kingston

info@evolveacademy.org

0161 820 2015

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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