Hair Apprenticeship Sarah Hodge LLP

A fantastic opportunity to join as a hair apprentice at Sarah Hodge across locations in Taunton, Wellington, Chard, Honiton and Tiverton. For the right person there is an opportunity for full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2023

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

    Exact working pattern to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice you will provide hairdressing services at the same time as achieving your Apprenticeship (including Functional Skills if required).

Duties include:

  • Reception
  • Answering telephone enquiries
  • Greeting customers
  • Assisting stylists
  • Shampooing hair
  • Maintaining the presentation of the salon
  • General salon duties

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

Apprentices will work towards the Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals.

Units covered are: 

  • Consultation
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair/scalp
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • and either perming hair or relaxing hair

The following will also be embedded into the qualification:

  • Professionalism and values
  • Behaviour and communication
  • Safe working practices

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • There are a number of opportunities available to you once you have qualified as a Level 2 Hair Professional apprentice including progression onto the Level 3 Advanced & Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working


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

Things to consider

As an apprentice you must work a minimum of 30 hours per week and receive a minimum of 20% of your working hours in off the job training. At the end of your Hairdressing Apprenticeship you will need to carry out an independent end test which you will need to pass to complete your apprenticeship. The end test includes a six hour practical exam.

About the employer

Sarah Hodge is a family run business with locations in Taunton, Wellington, Chard, Honiton and Tiverton.


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Training provider




Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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