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Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Apprentice Headlines Creative Hair

Headlines Creative Hair in Leicester have an exciting opportunity for a Level 3 Apprentice to join their team. The ideal candidate will be creative, ambitious, reliable and a team player with excellent customer service skills. Must have at least 2 years in-salon experience. You will be shampooing, conditioning and treating the hair and scalp, amongst other duties.

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Closing date: 12 Feb 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

    Salon opening hours are Tuesday, 10am – 8pm, Wednesday, 10am – 6pm, Thursday, 10am – 8pm, Friday, 10am – 6pm and Saturday, 9am – 4pm. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will be to:

  • Change hair colour/colour correction
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Cut, style and finish hair
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Promote additional services and products
  • Build a client base/client consultation
  • Facilitate safe working practices

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

Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Level 3.

An Advanced and Creative Hair Professional works in the hair industry, which is one of the largest, most trusted and fashion forward professions. They take ownership of their work and client lists, accept responsibility, are proactive, flexible, and adaptable, plan their work and time, they aim for excellence by taking exceptional pride in their work and industry.

The work environment can be varied in size, style, and ambiance, from a bespoke salon, the media industry, cruise ships, product houses and manufacturers to luxury high-end hair salon. They are highly skilled and experienced individual professionals who deliver hair fashion forward trends, which are innovative styles inspired by current images and their own creativity, individual flair, imagination, and interpretation.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to secure a position working alongside the team at Headlines Creative Hair following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Professional, Punctual, Self-motivated


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 (A*-C) or L2 equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 (A*-C) or L2 equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Welcome to Headlines Creative Hair, a fresh new approach to hairdressing. Based in Leicester, our creative team have come together to promote what we do best...outstanding hairdressing! With 100% focus on our clients hairdressing wants and needs, we provide a relaxed, friendly, and professional atmosphere for you to fully enjoy your experience. We are passionate about ensuring our clients leave our salon feeling elevated, confident, and inspired, always keeping them up to date with the latest trends and techniques. On each visit we promise to deliver the very best personal service, from the moment you book your appointment to the moment you leave. Our dream is to grow Headlines Creative Hair as a luxury hair salon, where you can receive a first-class hairdressing service, feel special and enjoy being pampered.


Headlines Creative Hair






Christopher Talbott

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Training provider



Devina Fergus


Apprenticeship standard

Advanced and creative hair professional

Level 3 (A level)

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