Hair Professional (level 2) Apprenticeship REDMILL HAIR LTD

Redmill Hair is a chain of hair salons, employing 36 stylists using L’Oréal Matrix, Olaplex and Moroccan Oil on a wide range of clients, ladies, gents & children. We are looking for an apprentice who has some hairdressing experience, and is looking to be an Apprentice Stylist, working in a busy salon doing cuts, colours, blow-dries and perms.

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Closing date: 28 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The pay will be reviewed as you progress in the salon and are working on clients.

    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

    Four days including Saturdays each week in the salon. One day at college. Days and shifts are to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Initially assisting the experienced stylists with looking after clients, but quickly progressing to working on your own clients (under supervision) including:

  • Blow-dry's
  • Straightening
  • Colour application
  • Cutting
  • Reception
  • Greeting clients
  • Booking in clients on computerised Salon IQ system

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

  • You will be enrolled on the Hair Professional Level 2 Apprenticeship Training Course, and will attend West Herts  College on day release, 1 day per week
  • Additional off the job training will be completed in the salon or via online learning
  • Qualification: Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professionals (Hairdressing)
  • Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to take the tests for this level prior to taking the end-point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be given the opportunity to apply to Redmill Hair for a position as a junior stylist. There may also be scope to join the management teams for the right applicants.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Patience, Friendly chatty personality, Artistic ability


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 1 or equivalent Hairdressing (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

Redmill Hair is an independent chain of salons located in Slough, Watford, Banbury and Leicester. We employ 36 stylists across the salons, and have a wide range of clients, including ladies, gents and children.




Redmill Hair Ltd

Unit 7, Inside ASDA

St Albans Road

WD24 7RS


Susan Reeve


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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