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Hair Professional Apprentice MAJOR (NORTHAMPTON) LIMITED

Major Hairdressing are looking to recruit a new apprentice for their well-established salon brand in Northamptonshire.

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Closing date: 04 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,504.56

    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

    Business hours are: Monday - Closed Tuesday - Closed Wednesday - 9am - 7pm Thursday - 9am - 7pm Friday - 11am - 8pm Saturday - 8am - 4pm Sunday - Closed. Shifts to be arranged between these hours.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000091277

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Hairdressers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create variety of looks and colour and lighten hair for ladies
  • Hairdressers must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair
  • They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills

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

One day per week at Aston's Academy in central Northampton, working towards the Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard level 2 which includes:

Functional Skills at Level 1/2 if applicable
Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have achieved your Hair Professional Apprenticeship Standard, there is always the opportunity of progressing onto an Advanced level apprenticeship in Hairdressing or in development the Senior Hair Professional Apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Desired

Things to consider

This role will involve being on your feet for the majority of your working day. Due to the nature of the business you will be required to work Saturdays, you may also be required to work some late evenings within your working week.

About the employer

MAJOR has been providing ladies and mens haircuts in Northampton since 1992, originally opening as The Cutting Rooms before overhauling a complete rebrand in March 2018. We have three contemporary salons to choose between, St. Leonards Road, Abington Grove and Weston Favell. Our talented stylists, barbers and colourists care about your hair, and we build relationships with our clients to understand their unique requirements. We boast the largest amount of master colour award technicians in the town, and we only use the finest hair products and equipment to individualise our clients’ hair. Whether you desire a bespoke hair colour, a clean maintenance hair cut or an intricate bridal style for a formal wedding, we have a talented team that can cater for your exact needs.

Employer

MAJOR (NORTHAMPTON) LIMITED

Address

112 ST. LEONARDS ROAD

NORTHAMPTON

NN4 8DW

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Training

Training provider

BEDFORD COLLEGE

Contact

Courtney Bishop

courtney.bishop@aston-training.co.uk

01604 230371

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)


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