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Apprentice Barber/Stylist The Mens Room Lancaster

As an Apprentice Barber/Stylist your role will be to shadow and assist qualified, experienced barbers throughout their busy work day. You will gain on-site knowledge and experience as well as visual learning to aid your own career in the barber industry. You will start cutting hair while supervised by an experienced barber.

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Closing date: 20 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

    5 days a week Monday to Saturday with 1 day off In between. Which day you have off can be discussed further at the interview. 1 day will be spent at Kendal College training, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 42.0

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To provide a polite and professional service to clients at all times.
  • To provide the first point of contact for clients acknowledge each client when entering and leaving the shop
  • Dealing with clients queries in a courteous and helpful manner
  • To be responsible for the cleanliness of the shop to a high standard including sweeping the floor and regularly cleaning and polishing the shop
  • To be responsible for ensuring all workstations and equipment is maintained (where necessary) and mirrors are cleaned for each member of the team
  • To observe The Mens Room team with their clients, observing their skill, interaction with clients and the techniques used
  • To utilise the till and be responsible for ensuring there is enough change in the till for the team
  • To undertake any other duties that are deemed relevant for the purpose of the post
  • To assist in the smooth running of the shop by running errands including getting change for float, assisting with the cash and carry run
  • To monitor stock control on all products, drinks and other consumables ( till rolls, cleaning products, hand wash)
  • To meet all targets set by the training provider to a high standard within the given timeframe
  • To be responsible for ensuring that all paperwork relating to the qualification is completed in a timely manner

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

  • Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Barbering)
  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • Training to take place through Kendal College and the workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Guaranteed position employed or self employed
  • Opportunity to further your career in barbering/hair and beauty career
  • Gain experience that will equip you for your future as a successful barber

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

About the employer

The Men's Room is an incredibly busy barber shop situated in the heart of the historical city of Lancaster. At The Men's Room we have a wide range of fantastic barbers all with exceptional talents in mens hair and grooming. All have an array of lifetime experience to share with you. This is what makes The Men's Room a fantastic place to start your barbering career.


The Mens Room Lancaster


The Mens Room

1 Dalton Square



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Training provider



Hannah Egglestone


Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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