Hair Professional Apprenticeship Hazel & Haydn

Hazel and Haydn have a great opportunity for an individual looking to start their career in the Hairdressing Industry. The successful candidate will be working towards a nationally recognised qualification whilst gaining first-hand experience and working towards becoming a professional Hairdresser. Duties include shampooing and conditioning.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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

    You will work full time – Minimum 30 hours & Maximum 40 hours (To be confirmed by employer).

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice, you will be working alongside experienced Stylists and receive training of the highest standards by one of the UK’s Leading Hairdressing Apprenticeship Training Providers, FG Apprenticeships.

You will also carry out some of the following duties:

  • Meeting & Greeting Clients
  • Front of House Support
  • Supplying Refreshments for Clients
  • Assisting other Team Members
  • General Salon Upkeep
  • Shampooing, Conditioning and Treating the Hair/Scalp
  • Blow Drying

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 of your apprenticeship training will be conducted in your Salon, working as part of the Salon team. You will be supported by receiving dedicated training sessions at Francesco Group’s Academy located in Birmingham.

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 assessments will take place in your Salon in dedicated training sessions. You will also be required to attend one of our state-of-the-art academy in Birmingham once a week. 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 specialty areas such as Barbering or Colour Expert.
  • Assessors Award Qualification / Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance Qualification (TAQA)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Smart appearance, Passion for hairdressing, Positive and friendly attitude, Dedication


Other No Formal Requirements (Grade None) Desired

Things to consider

The reality of working as an apprentice isn’t all glamorous, there are jobs that we all have to do regardless of level. You will have dedicated time to master the art of Hairdressing, but you will also be supporting and assisting other members of staff. You will be the face of the Salon so you have to take pride in your appearance, we encourage individuality, but you must be of smart appearance. Working Saturdays and late nights is a requirement when working in the Hairdressing industry. Being constantly alert is key as you will be in a fast-paced environment.

About the employer

As one of the top hairdressers in Birmingham, Hazel & Haydn understands how important hair is to your overall appearance and state of mind. Our award-winning stylists are here to listen to what their clients want.


Hazel & Haydn




B3 1UE

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Training provider



Lola Lilley, Recruitment Co-Ordinator.


Apprenticeship standard

Hairdressing professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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