Hairdressing - Hair Professional Apprenticeship Francesco Group Newcastle

Francesco Group in Newcastle is looking to recruit an apprentice. You will be employed and work in the salon while undertaking training at one of Francesco Groups' prestigious academies. You will carry out some of the following duties when starting the apprenticeship. Shampooing and treatments, blow drying and assisting other staff members.

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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 are 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 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Apprentices will carry out some of the following duties when starting their Hair Professional Apprenticeship:

  • Shampooing and treatments
  • Blow drying
  • 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?

Your Hair Professional Qualification will be awarded by VTCT and is a nationally recognised qualification. You will receive the following during your apprenticeship:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English, and IT Skills at Level 1 or 2 (as required)
  • Francesco Group Business Enterprise Project.

All hair apprenticeship training is conducted work-based in a reputable commercial salon, working as part of the salon team and supported by dedicated training sessions at one of Francesco Group’s academies located in Birmingham and Stafford.
Hair Professional Course Content:
• Client care and consultation
• Team working
• Shampooing, conditioning, and treating the hair
• Ladies cutting
• Hair colouring
• Styling the hair
Plus one of the following optional units:
• Perming Hair
• Relaxing Hair
• Hair extensions
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?

  • Progression onto the Advanced Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship.
  • Progression into speciality areas such as barbering or colour expert.
  • Assessors Award qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Smart appearance, Passion for hairdressing


Other No formal qualifications are required (Grade None) Desired

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.


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Training provider



Recruitment Coordinator - Lola Lilley


Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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