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Apprentice Hairdresser MOMENTUM WORKS LTD

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 Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing).

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Full-time 40 hours per week over 5 days. Will include a late evening and Saturday's. Days & hours are agreed on a rota with the salon manager.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 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.

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

Level 2 Hair professional standard:

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 Skills 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 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing).

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

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


Other None required (Grade None Required) 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

At Lockonego we have been creating beautiful hair for over 12 years and are firmly established as an SW London favourite. Founded in 2005 by Jonathan Long and Ben Cooke, the salon has been shortlisted in the past for the Best Salon of the Year award and Best Salon Experience in the UK. At Lockonego the emphasis could not be more simple; our focus is on every client! 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.




394 Kings Road


SW10 0LN

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Training provider



Julie Gosling

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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