Hair Professional Apprenticeship Sally Montague Hair Group

Sally Montague Hair Group is looking to recruit a number of hair professional apprentices. You will be employed and work within a salon whilst undertaking hairdressing training at one of our prestigious academies. You will carry out some of the following duties, shampooing, and treatments, blow drying, and assisting other staff members.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary is based on 30 hours at £5.28 PH the NMW 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

    10 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 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 or 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

The majority of your training and assessment will take place at your salon in dedicated training sessions with the salon-based trainer. You will also be required to attend one of our state-of-the-art academies in Birmingham or Stafford for two days per month (once a week, bi-weekly). 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, Creative, Smart appearance, Passion for hairdressing, Positive and friendly attitude


Other No formal qualifications are required. (Grade None) Desired

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About the employer

Sally Montague Hair Group offers premium and personalised hair and spa appointments in seven salons across Derbyshire. With a vast range of hair and beauty treatments, delivered with care by a skilled team. The team has its finger firmly on the fashion pulse and is forward-thinking in all areas. From developing exciting, on trend colour techniques to ensuring their colour specialists throughout the group are one-step ahead of the rest, the talented team makes sure clients leave their salons with a look that is personalised to their style.


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Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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