Hair Stylist Apprenticeship Ginger Rabbit

At Ginger Rabbit you'll be trained to be a fantastic hairdresser –NOT an average one and to understand all areas as a stylist from building up clienteles to understanding the business side of our industry. If you excel in what you do and gain a qualification you'll be working happily in a great team.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Annual wage, plus a quarter bonus

    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

    4 days a week may include weekends; shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main salon duties will include:

  • Acting as an ambassador of the salon at all times
  • Maintaining a suitably fashionable personal image
  • Being available for work during all scheduled hours
  • Helping to prepare the salon to receive clients
  • Smiling and always appearing happy at work
  • Welcoming clients and visitors to the salon
  • Being helpful and respectful to clients and colleagues   
  • Undertaking all reasonable tasks allocated to you
  • Helping to provide refreshments to clients and visitors
  • Gowning up and preparing clients prior to treatment
  • Shampooing and applying conditioner treatments
  • Blow drying hair under supervision when requested
  • Preparing equipment and materials for hairdressers use
  • Re-filling stocks of frequently used materials
  • Helping to maintain a safe working environment
  • Tidying up and maintaining the image of the salon
  • Fully endorsing the products and services of the salon
  • Participating in periodic work performance reviews
  • Assisting in the general security of the salon

 Main training duties will include:

  • Attending all scheduled training sessions
  • Following instructions and learning each new subject area.
  • Providing suitable training models when requested
  • Completing all projects and assessments assigned by the trainers
  • Keeping safe all assessment records
  • Participating in periodic formal training reviews
  • Sharing your progress with your employer and salon colleagues
  • Attending special salon, and other events as requested by          Management and Supervisor

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

  • Level 2 Hair Profeesional
  • 1 day attendance at Langley College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full time employment
  • Further training opportunities in a great industry

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Patience, Passionate about work, Time Management, Willing to learn, Team player, Willing to go an extra mile


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade grades A*-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Consider this position only if you are ready to put in the work to be an amazing hairdresser. We don’t do average! so if you are looking to be the best hair stylist then we are the right employer for you.

About the employer

'Ginger Rabbit' are an award winning hair salon based in Farnham Common, South Bucks. We specialise in modern cuts and colour, with an emphasis on the long-term condition of your hair. As a sustainably-minded salon, all of our products contain gentle, nourishing and natural ingredients and avoid any harsh or damaging chemical additives. The combination of our technical skills and the naturally enriching products we use ensures that hair looks its best on the days and weeks following clients appointments.


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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