Hair Professional (Hairdressing) Apprenticeship Razz & Co

Razz & Co is recruiting for a Hairdressing Apprentice to join their successful team based in Oldham. Apprentices will receive training in all aspects of hairdressing and become a fully qualified stylists in a vibrant, exciting, and successful salon. You will be assisting qualified Hairdressers with shampooing, providing treatments, blow-drying etc.

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Closing date: 29 Jun 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

    One 7-hour day in college, with 2 days off (the role includes weekend work). Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Meeting and greeting clients in a friendly and helpful manner.
  • After relevant training, some basic cutting and styling will be involved in this role. This will become more complex as your skills develop
  • Working on the reception desk and booking client appointments
  • Keeping the salon clean and tidy
  • Offering clients refreshments

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

  • You will train with Michaeljohn Training School, a multi-award-winning training provider with over 40 years of experience in the hairdressing and barbering industry
  • Our team of dedicated educators are highly skilled hair professionals who continue to work in some of the industry’s most reputable salons
  • You will achieve Level 2 Diploma for Hair Professional (Hairdressing) and Functional skills in maths and English (if needed)
  • Our academy - with 4 floors of salons and learning zones - is the ideal environment to learn hairdressing and barbering; you will attend one day per week on day release from your employer
  • We only work on live models for training and assessments purposes, giving you real life salon experience

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This is a perfect opportunity to get into hairdressing, earning (on average) salaries of £25,000+ once qualified
  • Potential of securing a permanent job within the same company on completion of your qualification
  • Opportunities to become your own boss, work mobile, work abroad, work on model runways and cruise ships – the opportunities are endless
  • Progression to a Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional or Level 2 Barbering Standard
  • Progression on to a Teaching Qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities



GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 9 - 1) Desired

Things to consider

This role will involve working with chemicals, heated equipment, and sharp scissors – we will train you to work safely and practically. If you are short-listed for this role, you will have to attend an interview with the training school before we send you to the salon. The role may include weekend work depending on your salon, and possibly one late night.

About the employer

Razz and Company is an ethical and sustainable eco salon. As a member of the Green Salon Collective, we only sell and use recyclable and cruelty free products. We use eco towels that are biodegradable and recycle our foil. chemicals, plastics and even your hair. Our eco conscious ethos is a thread that runs through everything we do from our salon aesthetic to reducing our plastic and paper use. Along with stocking Biolage products we offer a refill service of Miniml shampoo and conditioner, a natural eco-friendly and biodegradable product that is kind to your hair, to the planet and endorsed by the folks at the Curly Girl Method. With a highly motivated and experienced staff here for your needs, we at Razz and Company strive to ensure every visit to us is a special occasion. With our relaxing atmosphere, contemporary decor and creative team, you can easily escape from the hassles of daily life and step out feeling refreshed and looking fabulous.


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Training provider



Michaeljohn Training School

0161 819 2552

Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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