Advanced Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship Francesco Group Walsall

Francesco Group in Walsall is looking to recruit an Advanced Creative Hair Professional to work in their busy salon. You must have achieved your Level 2 Apprenticeship before you can progress on to an advanced creative hair professional apprenticeship. Advanced creative hair professional apprentice’s will carry out some of the duties in the salon.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Based on 30 hours at £5.28 PH the national living wage for apprentices from 01/04/2023.

  • Working week

    Days and hours to be confirmed by the employer. Total hours per week: 30 minimum 40 maximum

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Advanced creative hair professional apprentices will carry out some of the following duties in the salon:

  • Shampooing and treatments
  • Blow drying
  • Colouring
  • Assisting other staff members
  • Front of House support                                   
  • General salon duties

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

Advanced and creative hair professional:

Your Advanced Creative Hair Professional Qualification will be awarded by VTCT and is a nationally recognised qualification. At the end of the course, apprentices undertake a mandatory endpoint assessment, carried out by a VTCT independent assessor.  Once completed you will be awarded a Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing

Course Content:

Use fashion forward trends in hair, creative and precision techniques to create a collection of hairstyle looks:

• Research fashion forward trends
• Create a collection of hairstyle looks
• Present a collection of hair looks 

Smoothing and Straightening Services:

• Client consultation
• Smoothing and straightening 

Advanced Creative Colour Conversion:

• Client consultation
• Creative colour conversion
• Advanced colour conversion (colour correction)

You will also be required to attend one of our state-of-the-art academies once a week for your theory and practical training. Our academies reflect the most up-to-date salons and have lecture rooms with interactive presentation equipment and training resources to support you. We have laptops and internet access for independent learning and 1-1 support sessions to help you every step of the way. You will also have progress reviews every ten weeks carried out at your salon, with your employer and a representative from the academy.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Stylist / Senior Stylist
  • Colour Technician / Colour Expert
  • Hairdressing Educator
  • Salon Manager
  • Salon Franchisee
  • Salon Owner
  • Product / Technical Rep
  • Trichologist
  • Session and Catwalk Stylist
  • Cruise Ship Hairdresser

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Smart appearance, Passion for hairdressing, Positive and friendly attitude


NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Hair Professional Level 2 Qualification (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Please ensure you give as much detail as possible with your application and check your commute time/method.

About the employer

Francesco Group is a chain of franchised salons and is one of the largest, award-winning hairdressing companies in the UK with 35 Salons and 3 training academies, owned and run by the Italian Dellicompagni family. As well as being a Salon group we are also a training provider for hairdressing apprenticeships and have been for over 35 years. We train apprentices who are employed in independent salons as well as FG Salons, as one of the UK’s leading private hairdressing training providers, training the up and coming stars of our industry and proud to train over 200 Apprentices every year.


Francesco Group Walsall


Unit 1 Littleton Street West


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Training provider



Recruitment Co-Ordinator - Lola Lilley


Apprenticeship standard

Advanced and creative hair professional

Level 3 (A level)

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