Hairdressing Apprenticeship BLOWW HAIR AND BEAUTY LIMITED

The candidate will be enthusiastic about hairdressing and progressing within the industry, have a professional manner and great communication skills. You will be required to assist the senior stylists in the day to day running of the salon, learn and practice hairdressing techniques and treatments and understand the knowledge behind this. Duties include Cuting hair using basic techniques and styling and finishing hair.

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Closing date: 09 May 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

    you will be expected to do a minimum of 30 hours and maximum of 40 hours to be eligible to carry out the apprenticeship. 6 of those hours will be off the job training.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 May 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Brief overview of role

Duties to include:

  • Client consultation
  • Shampoo,condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Colour andl ighten hair using a range of techniques
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Style and finish hair
  • General cleaning duties and stock taking

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

  • You will be required to do one day per week ‘off the job’ training at one of our specialist centres in either Doncaster or Rotherham dependant on the area you live in. Whilst at Oracle you will do a full day with both practical and theory input included
  • You will be assessed on your competence in both practical and theory on the units selected on your course
  • You will also be required to do an End Point Assessment (EPA) which will provide a snapshot holistic assessment of your practical skills, similar to an industry trade test
  • You will demonstrate you can complete a range of services on a number of models to industry standards and within commercial timings
  • You will gain a Hairdressing Level 2 NVQ Qualification on completion of your apprenticeship and end point assessment 
  • You may be required to complete or re-do your maths or English GCSE, dependant on your prior learning
  • The level will be determined on GCSE results or equivalent too

We include Employments Rights and Responsibilities, British Values and Equality and Diversity which are embedded throughout your qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion Level 3 qualifications can be discussed and progression within the salon.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths/English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Please bear in mind that working within the Hair and Beauty industry you are required to work long hours and especially Hairdressing you will be active for long periods of time. You are more than likely going to be required to work Saturdays as this is a busy day for salons. Funding arrangements: Training on the Apprenticeship programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by the government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age isn’t always fully funded this will be discussed on your interview. All applications will come through to Oracle Training Consultants recruitment team who will then arrange for you attend an interview with them before sending you for an interview with the salon. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered.

About the employer

Bloww is a hair salon located in the city of Doncaster, England. We were founded in 2013 by Kevin Ramsden and Guy Thomas, two experienced stylists who had previously worked at a well-known hair salon chain. The salon was originally located on East Laith Gate, but has since moved to a more central location on Silver Street. Over the past decade, Bloww has become the highest rated salon in Doncaster, offering a wide range of services to it’s clients. These services include everything from traditional hair cuts and colouring to nail treatments and eye lash services. In short, Bloww is a one-stop shop for all of your hair and beauty needs in Doncaster. The salon is open Tuesday through Saturday, providing convenient hours for clients to visit and receive the high-quality services that Bloww is known for.




62 Silver Street



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Training provider



Oracle Training Consultants

01302 813900

Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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