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Hair Professional (Hairdressing) Apprenticeship ADAM JAMES HAIRDRESSING LTD

Adam James is recruiting for a Hairdressing Apprentice to join their successful team based in Eccles. Apprentices will receive training in all aspects of hairdressing and become a fully qualified stylist in a vibrant, exciting, and successful salon.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 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

    One 7 hour day in college, with 2 days off (the role includes weekend work). Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The duties and responsibilities within the salon include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients in a friendly and helpful manner
  • Assisting qualified Hairdressers with shampooing, providing treatments, blow-drying etc.
  • After relevant training, some basic cutting and styling will be involved in this role. This will become more complex as your skills develop
  • Working on the reception desk and booking client appointments
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Offering clients refreshments

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

You will train with Michaeljohn Training School is a multi-award-winning training provider, with over 40 years of experience in the hairdressing and barbering industry. Our team of dedicated educators are highly skilled hair professionals who continue to work in some of the industry’s most reputable salons. You will achieve Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professional (Hairdressing) and Functional skills in maths and English (If needed).

Our academy, with 4 floors of salons and learning zones is the ideal environment to learn hairdressing and barbering. We only work on live models for training and assessments purposes, giving you real life salon experience which you will attend one day a week on day release from your salon.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This is a perfect opportunity to get into Hairdressing, earning salaries, when qualified, on average of £25,000+ a year
  • Potential of securing a permanent job within the same company on completion of your qualification
  • Opportunities to become your own boss, working mobile, working abroad, working on model runways and cruise ships. The opportunities are endless
  • Progression to a Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional or Level 2 Barbering Standard
  • Progression on to a Teaching Qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities



GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 9 - 1) Desired

Things to consider

• This role will involve working with chemicals, heated equipment, and sharp scissors – we will train you to work safely and practically • If you are short-listed for this role, you will have to attend an interview with the training school before we send you to the salon • May include weekend work depending on your salon and maybe one late night

About the employer

Our Mission: To provide a high-quality service with excellent customer care in an inviting environment for our valued customers. To provide a safe, vibrant and enriching workplace for all our staff with ongoing training opportunities at every level. To constantly improve and take steps forward to change in line with the industry.







M30 0DF

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Training provider



Michaeljohn Training School

0161 819 2552

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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